Soo never bought a new SD45 although the EMD demo units worked on the Soo for a couple weeks when EMD was barnstorming them across country when they first came out. Oddly enough the Soo purchased ... (more)
Soo 4102 was destroyed in February 1996 when a runaway BNSF freight slammed into St. Paul Yard. Here its hulk sits at Shoreham later that year awaiting disposition.
Over 10 years after the Soo purchased the Milwaukee Road the patch on the side of 2025 is starting to fade. Little did we know it then but some GP40s would unbelievably wear their patched colors i... (more)
A former passenger geep awaits a call back to service at Shoreham.
Switchers that are not needed and ones requiring repair occupy the whisker tracks at Shoreham.
For a road that had such an allegiance to EMD the Soo had its share of roster curiosities especially early in the diesel era. A handful of FM's generally worked the Twin Cities and lasted long eno... (more)
Soo 2556 at Shoreham, it didn't take long to realize this geep had ran her last mile. Damaged along with 409 in a collision with a runaway cut of cars at Roseport, MN.
After the Soo/Milwaukee Road combination the Soo found itself with a much larger fleet of power...some of which it had no interest in retaining. This photo at Shoreham pretty much says it all as a... (more)
These fuel tenders didn't last long in service.
Soo Line no. 397 taking a spin on the turntable at Shoreham Yard in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in August 1962. The locomotive was one of four center cab Baldwin DT-6-6-2000s acquired from the Duluth,... (more)
After the Soo bought the Milwaukee they found themselves in possession of "gasp" more GE's. These units, mainly U30C's, U23B's and U36C's had been out of service and stored at the Milwaukee, WI sh... (more)
SOO SD40-2 764 sitting on the turntable at the roundhouse in Minneapolis. [6/75]
With Canadian and American flags whipping in the breeze, CP 9714 heads up the Holiday Train about to head west out of Minneapolis.
Under the control of RP.net contributor Jeff Terry, he is in the last three hours of his 12-hour shift.
Sitting under puffy clouds 90 degree temps try to brew up some thunderstorms.