The last days of the Ford Plant were starting to be felt with this train as they only had a handful of cars in tow. The plant would close down within weeks of this shot and the daily run through ... (more)
With less than a week away from the official close of the Ford Motor Company's Twin Cities Assembly Plant, SOO 4598 leads the Ford Hauler with one of the last train loads of Ranger parts.
I've always loved the wooden railroad trestles. As a child a remember the DW&P passing by the Shopper's City parking lot on the enormous wooden trestle that carried the line over West Duluth and ... (more)
Ford Hauler passing over Elway Street. Soon this bridge will see very little traffic with the impending closure of the Ford Plant in less than a week now.
The Ford Hauler rolls through W. 7th Street in St. Paul.
After grabbing some food, the hauler departs McDonalds heading back for St Paul light power. Only week remain for this operation before the plant closes and the rails turn to rust.
The Ford Haulers been photographed crossing this bridge for the last several decades. The Ford Plant is scheduled to close later this year. No one knows what will happen to this line, but we can... (more)
The Ford Hauler passes downtown Saint Paul on its way to the plant.
The Ford Hauler highballs the diamonds where the UP crosses the CP, and begins it's trek out to the plant.
The Ford Hauler rolls through a residential neighborhood, passing a FoMoCo product and one of Ford's foreign competitions on the way to the plant.
The Ford Hauler crosses Bay Street in the City of Saint Paul, while passing two Ford's parked along the curb. With the recent rumor of the Twin Cities Ford Plant to be shut down, it was a given th... (more)
The "Ford Hauler" snakes it's way under downtown St. Paul along the Mississippi River heading to the Ford plant with boxcars and autoracks.
The Ford Hauler takes empty racks to the plant to load cars and move them around the country for no one to buy.
Former MILW GP40's now CP 4617 and CP 4618 lug the Ford Hauler west to the plant.
Heading to Ford Plant with today's delivery.