SOO 749 has just arrived at Irvine Yard in Chippewa Falls, WI after a cold trip from Shoreham Yard in Minneapolis, MN. A crew member has left the locomotive to throw a switch for the engine track.... (more)
A SD40 and GP30 are seen MUed as a consist outside of the Soo Line's two-stall roundhouse in Gladstone, Michigan. Tom Golden photo.
Soo Line 749 and others await their next assignment at the Stinson Avenue Roundhouse in Superior, WI in September of 1987. Not a trace of this facility remains today.
SOO 749 has arrived from Shoreham Yard in Minneapolis on a chilly January morning and will drop to switch engine here at Irvine, have the train switched, then continue east toward Stevens Point, F... (more)
A late evening train 912 powered by a pair of SD40's, 749 and 744 sift through fresh powder and a snow squall as they hurry east.
Back in the day, one could get into diesel shops on various railroads to shoot the power that was sitting inside. On one occasion that I was at Shoreham, I came across this SD40 being worked on. B... (more)
Soo's daily train from Superior to Chicago grinds out of the Lake Superior basin on its way to Hillcrest just south of Superior. This line is now abandoned with CN trains using the nearby ex-C&NW... (more)