I recently came across several old family photos of a Soo Line wreck that occurred back on September 6, 1922. It appears that Soo Line #2701 ran right into the rear of Soo #2115, totaling it and t... (more)
I stumbled across several old family photos and discovered that one of my relatives had photographed a Soo Line train wreck that occurred in Stevens Point, WI back on december 30, 1916.
WSOR 3801 escorts train L463 thru Devils Lake past some excellent fall colors. Check out the operating wig-wag crossing signals as well!
Both conductor and break man protect the rear of G77 as it shoves down Wall Street. Sure not many places left where one can still find street running, let alone used by a train with a caboose!
A pickup truck darts across the track last second, right ahead of 499. Note that the train was doing every bit of track speed (50MPH). People sure can be idiots!
Our excitement quickly turned into disappointment as we watched way freight #581 come into view with its new locomotive arrangement. Something must have went wrong with Soo 2041 back around Midlan... (more)
My girlfriend exchanges waves with the engineer on train #277, as it grind up Stockton Hill.
G77 does its first venture back up Wall Street after the start of the new year. This crews new years treat was having the Soo 4451 die on them over the weekend, leaving them with the solo Soo 4512... (more)
In honor of Ashley Furnitures 40th anniversary, CN ran a special passenger train for the people of Arcadia to ride. IC 101 swings out of Dodge right into a patch of afternoon sun. Awesome!
A trio of ICE motors blast past St Mary's Cemetery located near Weaver, MN. When scoping out the shot, I found this gravestone with a trio of F Units engraved on it, making it the photo prop for t... (more)
A lone Soo geep feels a bit out of place at it tromps up Wall Street finished with a days work.
A canadian SD40-2 slices through the fog as it approaches Tower CK on train #487.
With 14 cars of train, the hogger on Job 52 puts on quite the smoke show as the train accelerates for Park Junction. Once there, the job will have to let one go by westbound on the St Paul Sub bef... (more)
An odd afternoon run allows me to catch G77 run Wall Street after school. Great way to start a spring break, a lone Soo GP38-2 sways up Wall Street, done with a weeks work.
With the throttle open wide, 811 has the run of the River with a duo of ACe's in charge.