A late running train 11 arrives at Soo Yard with 717 leading a CR GP38 and SOO GP9 during the Lake States era.
Soo GP-9 2554 was damaged in a derailment at Denham, MN on Sept. 23, 1978 and was sent to Diesel Electric Services a re-builder in the Twin Cities and came back as something christened a GP-22. Pa... (more)
A black bandit with Milwaukee 141 wait in the Ottumwa Yard. Parings like this were the norm in 1987.
MN&S 30 waits for the PM switch crew to come on duty by the sand house at Soo Yard. The Soo Line had used GP9's at Soo Yard for years as their own SW fleet was mainly not equipped with MU connecti... (more)
Soo 740 is on old home ground as it sits on the lead of WC train #34 waiting to clear customs. Earlier in the day 740 and the trailing 6616 had powered a Chicago-Soo Yard detour train. Now with no... (more)
A pair of black bandits sit in the Soo yard at Ottumwa. It appears 2035 was involved in a minor scrape with damage to the front steps as seen with the ropes and red flags.
U30C 5377 heads three BN U-boats into the Soo yard after making the first trip up Rutledge Hill with the front half of a Fruitland bound coal train. BN coals were a frequent visitor to the Soo.
Waiting for the next Run