CMStP&P No. 32A retraces a route it took many times across Minnesota on the Milwaukee Road's main line to the Pacific. This was the "Gourmet Express" excursion from Minneapolis to Bonga... (more)
Former NP 245, now North Shore Scenic 245, was assigned on this day to handle a fall color excursion train between Duluth and Two Harbors. Some lucky passengers got to enjoy riding a former Santa ... (more)
On the Former Milwaukee The Friends of the 261's E9A No. 32A is pulling up to the cheese factory in rural Bongards, Minnesota, with the "Gourmet Express" excursion train. This wa... (more)
Second day across the TC&W, returning from Glencoe.
A good looking RS-1 in some fall color along Lake Superior's north shore crossing over the French River just outside of Duluth, MN.
A bit of storm light highlights the consist of weekend excursions along the old MILW Pacific Extension. The storms forced the outdoor picnic inside the train itself, resulting in a longer run but... (more)
With light rain falling, DSS&A RS-1 No. 101 passes underneath the Fitger's Brewery heading back to the depot at Duluth, MN.
The 261 Gourmet Express passes three TCWRR engines in Hopkins.
Twin Cities Rapid Transit PCC car No. 322 (built in 1946) heads out on the line with another load of passengers.
Twin Cities Rapid Transit PCC car No. 322 (built in 1946) operates on Sundays during the summer months on the Como-Harriet Streetcar Line near downtown Minneapolis. Here No. 322 is loading passen... (more)
DM&IR SD18 193 leads the Two Harbors Turn across the Little Sucker River bridge near Palmers.
TCWR 2014 leads the fleet that Friends of the 261 had on display for Train Days at Union Depot in St. Paul.
Duluth Missabe and Iron Range 332 crosses Big Sucker River Bridge near Palmers.
DMIR 193 leads the Duluth Zephyr out of downtown Duluth.
Passenger Service to Two Harbors. DM&IR #332 charges north through the small town of Larsmont, at 30 mph track speed, hauling the North Shore Scenic Railroad's 10AM Passenger Special bound... (more)