X-GN GP5, now BN 1361, is parked at Harrison St., the site of GN's former roundhouse in Minneapolis. This unit is a GP9m built from an FT trade in, and still features GN's original Geep color sche... (more)
A CP work train, parked at Gull Lake, SK is about to go on duty and head west on CP's transcontinental mainline. The train is minimized by the prairie skyscrapers in the community, some of which h... (more)
CNW 883 leads an SD45 and CR SD40-2 south on train 406 out of Spooner towards Altoona, WI. It's a beautiful fall day and the SD40 represents one of the early CNW orders which did not have the trad... (more)
SOO 749 has arrived from Shoreham Yard in Minneapolis on a chilly January morning and will drop to switch engine here at Irvine, have the train switched, then continue east toward Stevens Point, F... (more)
DMIR 145 and 132 head up a string of stored power at Keenan, MN in October 1980. The two units are Phase 3 SD9s, with 145 featuring the newer arrowhead color scheme. 132 has the original scheme, m... (more)
The Canadian has just arrived at Lake Louise after ascending Kicking Horse Pass and exiting British Columbia. The consist is still in winter mode with only 7 cars. Note the lack of activity at the... (more)
CNW 205 was built in March 1948 as Chicago Great Western 108C. Merged into CNW in July 1968, the F had an elongated life as traffic growth kept CNW scrambling during the 1970s. This view was taken... (more)
CNW Alco S2 no. 1098 is parked at the CNW passenger station in Green Bay. The unit was used to switch passenger cars around as needed, handling the remaining CNW passenger service into and through... (more)
BCOL 712, an M630 is in for servicing at the North Vancouver, BC engine house on a warm August evening in 1985. This unit still sported the PGE inspired two tone green, while newer SD40-2s were ar... (more)
BN 9852, a rare SDP40, still wearing GN Big Sky Blue, pokes its nose out of the roundhouse at Harrison St., Minneapolis, MN, in April 1971. This, one of the newest passenger locos on GN/BN, is lik... (more)
CP 5602 is stopped at the Mission City station while crews get orders. Meantime, westbound 5965 rolls be with a westbound freight in snowy conditions.
CNW GP7 1573 and a pair of newer SDs get some sand at the Altoona roundhouse area at Altoona, WI on a chilly January 1970 afternoon.
St. Maries River Railroad's GP9 103 leads a trainload of lumber west toward Plummer, ID and the UP interchange. The train is crossing Pedee Creek trestle on the former Milwaukee Road mainline.
A BNSF grain train rolls west after a meet at Bates, WA. The train is along the Columbia River at Paterson Slough.
SOO 706 and F unit 2229-B head to the roundhouse at Chippewa Falls' Irvine Yard on a cold January morning in 1971. The wood roundhouse was still in use and the hand throw switch stands still featu... (more)