Three different locomotive models, including a rare SF30C, slumber through the night on the storage tracks behind the Minnesota Commercial's roundhouse at Merriam Park. Such diversity is what make... (more)
314 and slug T-2 rest outside the MNNR roundhouse after a busy afternoon working in the A Yard. Taken with permission.
Earlier in the day 42 was under repair, so it was a nice surprise to find her being tested out on the turntable by the shop crew that evening. I appreciated their patience in allowing me to get a... (more)
The Belt Job with MNNR 48 briefly stops so a switch can be lined, giving me an opportunity to grab a shot of the Hennepin Job on an adjacent track. Luckily the RS-27s have not yet been stored for... (more)
Running "hammerhead" back to Midway, MNNR 48 (ex-BN 5486, SLSF 864) briefly works the CN interchange at New Brighton.
The bright lights of Minnesota Commercial's roundhouse illuminate MNNR 50 which will not sit quietly for long. It will soon be started and assigned to Job 88, the Northtown Transfer. Taken with ... (more)
Job 52 goes about spotting cars on the Hennepin Line. It won't be long before the RS27's are parked for the winter and the RS18 gets pulled out.
The conductor rides the point of MNNR 316 as they work along the Hennepin Line on a warm summer morning. The 316 has a pair of flags flying high as the engineer puts on a show for myself and fell... (more)
Minnesota Commercial's home base hosts a lot of interesting power in the form of Alco's and GE units.
A Minnesota Commercial GE diesel finishes up switching duties in the yard and is about to head back towards home on a Sunday morning.
MNNR 2002 has just brought 30 cars down to the grain mills along Hiawatha Avenue and is in the process of splitting them up to the various industries.
Job 17 heads across the Mississippi River with 30 cars for the grain elevators along Hiawatha Avenue.
One of two RS-27's left in the whole country, MNNR 316 throttles up past the skyline of Minneapolis. Overlooking the subject matter is the new Minnesota Gophers football stadium, visible just belo... (more)
MNNR 42 is in the middle of the hill, but the few cars they're carrying are no problem as they slow down for the construction workers just ahead at Hennepin Avenue.
Job 19 heads north near Park Junction with cars for Hugo.