Minnesota Commercial's Hennepin Job is just about back to home base with RS-18 #83 in charge. Built in 1958 as the CP 8785, it's real good to see this unit still out there leading trains.
MNNR 83 switches an industry along Broadway Street in Minneapolis, MN.
Hennepin Job: On a crisp fall day, this former CPRail RS18u runs light to the end of the line to service a plastics company. The track arrangement means you can only fit the engine and one ... (more)
Hennepin Job: After finishing the days work, Job 52 heads across the BNSF St. Paul Sub at Park Jct. They are heading for the yard at Midway where they will put the train away and take the p... (more)
Hennepin Job: Towards the end of the line, Job 52 totes few tank cars through an industrial area in East Minneapolis. This former CPRail RS18 looks right at home on this crisp fall day. T... (more)
Hennepin Job: The first customer to be serviced on the Hennepin line also receives steel coil cars, here #83 backs loads down a steep grade to the unloading facility. This former CPRail RS1... (more)
Hennepin Job: After making a cut, the engineer on Job 52 pulls hard on steel coil loads to be spotted at the customer. This former CPRail RS18 looks right at home on this crisp fall day. T... (more)
Though it may not be one of the former GB&W RS27's or the C424's that i was hoping for but it is still a Alco.... 83 shoves a loaded center beam car into Twin City reload in Lauderdale as it works... (more)
Job 52 has just rolled into the yard and prepares to put away their train.
After spending a long time in storage, #83 returns to the rails.
MNNR 83 sits with a group of locomotives, RS18, RS27, M420, C424, and B23-7 models are all represented today...
RS18 #83 sits at the shops, it had the distinction of being on the last Class 1 Alco powered train when it was CP 1837... RS27 #316 is behind #83
Heading back across the St. Paul sub.
MNNR 83 works Midway Yard.
Minnesota Commercial RS18u pushes three box cars to be stored at end of the day.