Both engine and Engineer are I'm told retired and the young lad on the left is now a Dispatcher on the IAIS.....how some things change and some things stay the same!
Looking through the operator’s window of a motorcar sitting on the track between the roundhouse and shop at North Fond du Lac’s Shops Yard reveals Soo Line GP38-2 No. 4435 sitting quietly on the t... (more)
The Mississippi river has dropped about two feet but the snow melt from Minnesota is still on the way as the Nitrin local moves southbound at its ever present 10mph towards East Moline,IL.passing ... (more)
SOO 4435 works the east end of Bensenville Yard.
Pulling a cut of double stacks out of Bensenville Yard.
An older white and red SOO GP38-2 moves an intermodal cut out of Bensenville Yard.
Big Cash and the Trashman are in charge of CP train 580, as it slows for a meet with the Amtrak special at Homer. It's still possible to see "classic Soo" these days, but get your shots now!
The Paynesville Sub wayfreight is almost finished with another day's work as the crew tucks the train into the siding at Eden Valley for the night. This photo was made from a public crossing and t... (more)
The wayfreight has finished its work in Kimball and now blasts west through Watkins, passing one of many old elevators along this line.
It appears that the Paynesville Sub wayfreight is charging around the superelevated curve just west of Kimball, but it is in fact backing up at a walking pace to finish making a set out.
Lots of interesting power laying around waiting for the days work at Bensenville Yard after they are serviced.
A SOO Line geep pulls on a cut of containers while a switchman watches from his chair.
Veteran Soo 4435 rests at CP's small Duluth yard and next to the railroad's new office.
Engineer Chase has traffic tied up while a couple of young switchman attempt to double up an empty grain train.