It will always be The Milwaukee to me. Patched Soo Line SD40-2 #133 shows its' obvious Milwaukee Road heritage as it brings a train thru La Crescent, MN in July of 1987. Hard to believe this was o... (more)
A pair of SD40-2's led by #137, still in Milwaukee Road colors, lead a grain train thru La Crescent, MN in July of 1987.
Severely Crippled: A very injured H20 limps into River Jct, next to the mighty Mississippi, on a cold December afternoon. The SOO geep is dead and drained, and the CP geep is minus a tracti... (more)
Saved!: After picking up the trailing SD30ECO, H20 finally departs La Crescent for La Crosse with sufficient horsepower to move the tonnage. But not after having problems getting the SD30 t... (more)
Having A Bad Day: H20 is having a very bad day. Just outside St. Paul, their second unit had major problems, and is now dead-in-tow, on top of that, their leader only has 3 working traction... (more)
A different kind of heritage, with a 20 year old un-patched Southern Pacific leading a unit sand train out of Winona, MN while a DM&E leader on CP H20-11 is tied down in the Old Siding at River Ju... (more)
No longer dragging unit trains over Rogers Pass, this SD40-2 is still earning a living after 34 years with the same employer.
Seems like the pot of gold ended up being at this end of the rainbow. Well, at least storm light and a pair of ex Milwaukee EMDs is a pot of gold to me...
A pair of ICE SD40-2s cross the Root River just south of La Crescent.
A healthy 168-car 270 prepares to head south along the Mississippi River and in the process will pass a classic Soo Line caboose.
The four EMDs on train 270 brighten up the "Brown Season" as they snake their way down river on a beautiful November 24th day.
The City of Pierre leads an all blue consist with units from 4 different companies under the new cantilever signal bridge a River Jct. Railroad: Dakota, Minnesota & EasternLocomotive: EMD SD40-2Location: La Crescent, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: DME 6201Train ID: CP 276-20Photo Date: October 22, 2011
Skirting along the backwaters of the Mississippi, 270 works it's way off of the Jointed Rail and onto a section of CWR.
Throttled up to 30, a massive train #170 leans into one of the many curves along the Marquette Sub just south of La Crescent. Both the line and lead locomotive are a perfect match, both being once... (more)