Night photos at the Duluth depot. The 2435 looks live, but the smoke and firebox glow is actually coming from fusees placed in the firebox.
Done with work today the 105 sits on the turntable with SW1 3110 inside the shops.
Waiting for its next call to duty NP F7A rests at Seattle's King St. Station. In the background, is Union Station which, at the time still hosted UP passengers. Today King St. is modernized and Un... (more)
Hostler George Clark is backing the NP 2626 onto the turntable at the Seattle Roundhouse in this rare color photo taken on a rainy February day in 1956.
After a morning of snow clearing duty, the "caboose rides" really are just a light engine move - digging out the entire yard would have been quite the chore! A bonus for the visitors, though, ever... (more)
NP 105 warms up by 10106 on a cold morning...
NP 105 pulls Soo 559 out of the roundhouse to make room for SD9 6234...
Northern Pacific's Mainstreeter at the end of the day at Minneapolis Great Northern Station.
With GN A11 in tow, NP 105 is in charge of the short excursion train today...
Greeting visitors to the Roundhouse.
This slide is almost 43 years old, I have no idea what train that was, I was 17 and on my first long trip alone.
Note the old GM bus on the bridge and the raised NP on the B unit and the old RPO... (more)
Getting ready to start another day of work...
The Mainstreeter. Other NP trains in the same era: here and Railroad: Northern Pacific RailwayLocomotive: EMD F7(A)Location: Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: NP 9814Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: March, 1971
NP 105 receives some work out on the turntable before starting up again for the first time in close to a year. For more info check out www.mtmuseum.org