One half of the weekly Minnesota Northern Warroad Local idles to avoid freezing in the typical negative temperatures of winter in northwestern Minnesota. This half of the local will travel 9 mile... (more)
Fresh From the Paint Booth! NPR 5558 shows off its new royal blue and yellow paint scheme. This locomotive hasn't even touched its home rails which lie two miles to the north at Dakota Juntion, ... (more)
In 2010 it would hard to find a better Soo Line scene as a short weighfreight departs Thief River Falls, passing the beautifully preserved Soo depot, with a pair of F-unit killers. Even the middle... (more)
A northbound grain train with CP 5935 out in front sits next to one of the four daily scheduled trains at the north end of the Thief River Falls yard.
The last week in May features SOO 2064 & 4424 as yard power.
A Milwaukee Road Box Car's Final Fate...box car #952 will experience the cutting torch and wind up exactly like the cubed steel sitting next to it as scrap. The Canadian Pacific Railroad sets out... (more)
CP 778: An Old Friend and one of the remaining former SOO 700 series SD40-2's has called the yard in Thief River Falls home since 2008.
CP 8852 and its train sits in the yard in the presence of the moon which blends into the sky and clouds.
SOO 4451 & CP 4407 idle by the 8th Street Crossing with a long line of grain hoppers between movements during a busy week along the Noyes/Detroit Lakes subdivisions.
Three Northern Plains locomotives head through Thief River Falls to pick up a string of hoppers filled with sand and gravel from the Strata Corporation in Trail, MN sitting only several yards in f... (more)
CP 8845 is angled to the northwest in the direction of the Canadian border crossing at Noyes, MN with a line of grain hoppers.
CP 8822 & CP 8881 return to the yard in Thief River Falls passing the Farmer's Co-op Grain & Seed elevators after doing some work south of town.
Canadian Pacific's yard power in Thief River Falls includes SOO 4441 and one of the former stored SD60's SOO 6026. The old SOO Line Roundhouse, though only a fraction of the size it once was, appe... (more)
21 Soo Line SD60's line one of the tracks in the Canadian Pacific Yard in Thief River Falls.
Three of the dozen or so stored SD-60's cast shadows on the old Soo Line roundhouse.