A visit to the SOO yard in Gladstone, Michigan turned up an SD40-2 idling near the roundhouse. Also present were a plow and a freshly-painted wheel car.
During a 1986 trip to Wisconsin and Michigan to record the Alco’s of the GB&W, C&NW, and LS&I, we made several visits to Stevens Point to check out any action on the SOO. Unfortunately, the line w... (more)
Consecutively numbered SD's roll 52 cars of train 910 east on a warm November morning. By this time the Soo had become a mainly SD40, SD40-2, GP38-2 railroad. Early Geeps and GP30's along with a s... (more)
St.Paul bound train departing Nahant Yard.
A grain train from Dubuque has some cars of ballast to set out. If memory serves me correct, this pair of locos later went to work on the hump at St. Paul.
A pair of SD40-2's, one Soo and one Milwaukee head out of Ottumwa under the Highway 34 bridge heading for Kansas City.
A pair of SOO SD40-2s have the 229 train in tow passing under the "Government Bridge". The Mississippi flows on the other side of the wall, above rail level. One year later it would flood this a... (more)