U-717 prepares to depart Proctor Yard as the ground crew completes it's inspection. To the right, U-715, led by maroon DM&IR 215, returns to the yard after unloading as much semi-frozen limestone ... (more)
DM&IR 212 leads B&LE 900 and an IC unit around the curve at the south end of Proctor Yard with a loaded ore train for Dock 6. The 2330 PRS crew picked up the train at the north end of the yard and... (more)
U-715 speeds south at track speed through Sax, MN with maroon DMIR 215 leading. The clouds would increase as the train continued south, leaving the bright blue skies seen here behind.
The length of today's MRF stretched out in front of the scales at the north end of Proctor Yard. Taken with Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8 L.
The MRF rounds the corner at the DW&P crossing at Munger and enters the home stretch to Proctor Yard. Leading the train is a collection of IC SD40-2's, far from home EJ&E SD38-2 674 and another C... (more)
The 1530 Limestone waits in the hole at North Coons as a loaded tac train heads south to Proctor. The limestone crew is giving the tac loads a roll-by on this sunny, but chilly Minnesota winter d... (more)
9911A leads the recently returned Nebraska Zephyr into station track 2.
Engineer Roger B. waits for traffic ahead to clear so he can put 504 to bed for the night. As seen through the East Union station bay window during night running at Museum Showcase Weekend 2009.
The engineer and conductor keep the conversation going while throwing the switch.
CNW 8646 leads CNW 8701, the last CNW units, east under the DeKalb Coaling Tower.
While out chasing the last C&NWs, the most unexpected meet ever took place. MCBPR-17 with the last C&NWs and a patched C&NW SD40-2, meet counterpart MPRCB-18 led by UP Olympic Torch unit 2001, Un... (more)
EJE 672 leads JSW1 south on a frigid October morning.
The last inbound of the night passes under the new signal bridge at Stone Ave. while the old signal bridge stands watch. Big thanks to Kevin V. for the night photo lesson.