Nice pair at Byron Soaking up some of the last sunlight of the day, Soo Line train 11 and its pair of GP30s throw exhaust into the sky while topping the grade at Byron, Wisconsin, on Ju... (more)
Soo Line train 11 meets train 18 at Rugby, Wisconsin, late in the afternoon of July 26, 1987. Train 11 is led by Soo EMD SD40 No. 780, while a pair of EMD GP30s built in 1963 powers train 11.
Powered by a nice pair of EMD GP30s—Nos. 716 and 703—Soo Line train 11 rumbles through Lomira, Wisconsin, on the afternoon of July 26, 1987.
A late running train 11 arrives at Soo Yard with 717 leading a CR GP38 and SOO GP9 during the Lake States era.
Soo train 11 with 4230 and ex KCS 626 are nearing Trout Lake with 43 cars. The 4230 was renumbered away from the Soo 550 series to avoid conflicts with Ex Milwaukee SD10 rebuilds, most of which we... (more)
Soo Line train No. 11 leaves Duplainville, Wisconsin, on the afternoon of July 26, 1987. Power is a matching set of Soo GP30s; Nos. 716 and 703.
By 1987 it was becoming a real problem to get many shots of Soo trains in Upper Michigan, for one thing there weren't many of them. The schedule of running eastbound into Sault Ste. Marie near day... (more)
Soo 401 with Ex KCS 627 and 16 cars of train 11 moves eastbound under some dark late March clouds at Fibre.
Soo Line is finishing out its last winter in Upper Michigan, but it will not go away easily as snow is pouring down on April fools day 1987. Geep 2405, leads CR 7786,7784 on train 11. Normally sec... (more)
Ex Milw. GP20 957,963, Soo 717 smoke it up as they head east after stopping for the E&LS diamond in Pembine. The ex Milw. GP20 rebuilds were not common on trains into the Upper Peninsula. The Soo ... (more)
Soo 2405,706 work the Mead landing on a early "spring" day.
Soo 715 leads 2405, East on Lake States #11.