A Soo Line six-axle leads a pair of former ICG units that are now being leased from Helm. Tom Golden photo.
SOO 771 passes the Bellevue Pharmacy in Bellevue, IA in September of 1993.
Soo Line 771 leads a train down 2nd Street in Bellevue, IA in September of 1993. I wish I could have seen a brace of MILW F-units in this location.....
Adam Farence Photo...
CP 771 leads a freight past a bucolic farm near Green Island, IA in September of 1993. The fields still have standing water in them from some serious flooding of the Mississippi River.
Three CP Rail southbound trains are ready to go at Dubuque,IA.. Trains 430 St.Paul/KC hotshot, train 230 Dubuque/Muscatine and train 232 Mason City/Chicago. The train on the far left has ex-MN&S 6... (more)
A sleepy little community in the southern portion of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Trout Lake does not seem a strong place to observe rail activity, but, even into 1984, the Soo Line was still ... (more)
Southbound between LaCresent and Brownsville.
Last Ride- This is the last ride I got to take with the big guy himself (my Dad)- Wm Beecher Sr, who has the SOO 771 in fighting form climbing Lake Hill.. A couple months later I would hire out fo... (more)
Riding With Dad - Dad was an Engineer with the Milw/SOO/CP... I shot this in late winter 92'. This was one of the last trips taken with dad. It wasn't a couple months later, that I graduated from ... (more)
Diesels from Soo and parent CP lead trainload of auto frames through Bryn Mawr.
A United Airlines 727 passes over of a Soo train approaching Bensenville.
A United Airlines 727 heads into O'Hare as it passes over a Soo freight.