The North Coast Limited stops in Livingston, MT.
Pulled by a FT-FT-geep-geep-FT-FT set, a Northern Pacific freight heads westbound into Puyallup, WA, summer 1962. We were on our way to Seattle World's Fair. This is on NP main line east of Tacoma... (more)
The North Coast Limited headed by NP 6506-C, designated as an F3 or F5, depending on the source, sits in the sunset before departing from Minneapolis.
NP FT units at Portland Union Station (thanks Nicholas Benson in comments).
The Minnetonka's steam gauge hasn't registered steam pressure since 1959, when it was last steamed up to film a television commercial in Seattle. Since 1976 its been displayed indoors at the Lake... (more)
Two Minnesota "firsts" are displayed at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth. The 4-4-0 "William Crooks" was the first steam locomotive in the State of Minnesota, arriving by boat in 1861.... (more)
As a Timken employee, I thought that I have to share this archive picture with the RP members. Timken 1111, also called the Timken Four Aces, was a 4-8-4 steam locomotive built in 1930 by American... (more)
The beautifully restored Northern Pacific depot in Wallace, Idaho. The station has actually been relocated across the river not visible behind the building. Highway 90 which is visible was built... (more)
104 was built in 1941 and later became BN 590.
This could easily be 1965 with that truck. The Inland Empire Rail Historical Society's Northern Pacific F-unit days are numbered in the Spokane Fairgrounds. Washington & Idaho Railway is trying to... (more)
After the BN merger, but before Amtrak, a trio of Northern Pacific F units fuels up with a rainbow of BN "heritage" passenger cars in tow on the Mainstreeter. Another BN/NP view fro... (more)
NP 4-6-0 328 rolls through Copas, Minnesota with a train headed for Marine on St. Croix. This was one of the last trips the engine pulled before being taken out of service. It's currently (2007)... (more)
No. 328 departs Osceola with an excursion bound for Marine.
No. 328 backs down to pick up its train after dumping ashes at the Osceola, Wisconsin depot. This was the 4-6-0's last month of operation before being taken out of service.
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.