The 3pm Stinson has cut off their drag and heads for the end of the railroad where the engineer will change ends and head back through a clear alley so that they can begin switching the transfer t... (more)
The afternoon job begins making their doubles that will make up a transfer for Superior.
It appears this Foreman hasn't trained his engineer to carry his lunch box back to the second unit for him.
The only remaining GP40s in SOO colors work their way to the BNSF 17th Street yard passing the SOO depot.
What a GP40 might look like with a crane attatched to the top of the cab.
The nine-to-fivers have gone home for the day while the railroad toils endlessly to meet the needs of their customers.
The afternoon job pulls cement loads off of the interchange track. The cars are loaded at the elevator in the background which is owned by Holcim. The elevator uses a corkscrew to get the cement o... (more)
The trailing unit has been repainted twice in the last 25 years while the 2057 still wears Milwaukee colors. The 4403 was the first unit to sport the Soo candy apple red scheme.
Freshly painted 4433 sits in Duluth as the Adam E. Conelius unloads stone at Northland.
The afternoon job heads for Stinson with a drag out of Duluth. At one time there was a yard and roundhouse here.
A little bit of Soo color today.
Birds' eye view of the BNSF yard in Duluth. A CP transfer has just shoved a reactor into the yard.
Foreman Rutledge keeps a close eye as a high-value reactor negoiates the curve at Railroad Street.
No, you're not imagining anything. The only thing holding these cars together is the load. This is the first time this method has been used in the Duluth area without a schnabel car.
A transfer on its way to the BNSF Rice's Point Yard with a short, yet heavy train.