BN Train 125, with an A-B pair of F9s, heads north for Superior, Wis., leaving Northtown at Interstate. This was the only time I caught an A-B pair of Fs on a BN train.
With SP 4449 coming back to the Midwest this summer for the first time since 1975, I thought folks would enjoy this shot of her. The locomotive is heading south from Oakland to LA at Sargent, Cali... (more)
The H-Northtown-Pasco get a roll-by just west of Coon Creek Jct. in Coon Rapids. GP38 2133 leads the way; it unusual to see this remote control equipped unit on the point of this through train.
Four high hood unit descend Proctor Hill and arrive at Missabe Jct. with limestone empties. Even in 1994, getting four of these high hoods on a single train was a rarity.
An empty coal train heading for storage on the North Shore Scenic heads through the snow with Soo GP30 700 and DM&IR SD18 193, both from the Lake Superior RR Museum collection. This is a rare wint... (more)
An empty coal train from Colby, near Hoyt Lakes, comes off the Iron Range Sub and into Iron Jct. with IC 6017 and B&LE 903.
DM&IR SD18 193 poses on the overpass over Old Hwy 61 at Knife River, Minn., on a rare winter move over the North Shore Scenic Railroad. Note the old Missabe emblems on the bridge, which is schedul... (more)
Using trackage rights on BNSF, this RRVW westbound crosses the ex-NP viaduct across the Sheyenne River at Valley City, heading from Casselton to Jamestown.
Leased Baldwin Sharknose No. 1216 was used in service on the E&LS for a very brief period in the fall of 1982. Here the train passes the abandoned store at Watson, Mich. on the turn from Wells to ... (more)
Leased Baldwin Sharknose No. 1216 departs Wells on the turn to Channing, Mich. The Shark was on lease to the E&LS for a brief period, and is stored in Michigan (indoors) today with no plans to run... (more)
Soo 1003 passes through Eagle, Wis., on the Wisconsin & Southern heading to Janesville, Wis. It was chartered by Historic Transport Preservation for a photo freight while making the ferry move.
The wide angle lens makes the boiler seem to stretch as UP 3985 heads for its next stop in Mankato en route from St. Paul to St. James, Minn. on the old Omaha Road.
UP 3985 shows why steam engines are attractive as it smokes it up approaching the I-494 overpass in Eagan heading out of St. Paul for St. James, Minn. on the old Omaha Road.
Another angle at Bridge 15 as UP 3985 heads out of St. Paul for St. James, Minn. on the old Omaha Road.
UP 3985 as heads toward St. Paul Union Depot at sunset for a three day display.