We're in the clear on the yard lead with the 6608 while the Ford train with the 763 pounds out of Portage. We are fully entrenched in the SOO as even the round house lead to the right is full of r... (more)
SOO 763 EAST stopped at the Portage,WI. depot to change crews.
Shots like this are the reason I was such a fan of the Soo. Spotless 763 and 789 roll recently re-routed train 937 westbound with 120 cars on the former Milwaukee Road main at River Junction.
This set of power seemed boring in 1978...can you imagine? Soo 763,504 work 912 east with a friendly wave from the engineer.
In sequence side by side.