The South St. Paul to Proviso manifest rounds the curve at Howard Street with a "Big MAC" in the lead.
South St. Paul, MN, to Proviso Yard, IL, manifest train is passing thru the east end of the Millston Siding. This train is on the Altoona and Adams section of the Altoona Sub. Millston is the 2nd ... (more)
South St. Paul, MN, to Proviso Yard, IL, manifest train is passing thru the east end of the Valley Siding at Wyeville. This train is on the Altoona and Adams section of the Altoona Sub. Valley is ... (more)
South St. Paul, MN, to Proviso Yard, IL, manifest train has just passed thru the east side of Black River Falls. The train is working between Altoona and Adams and the Adams line. The train is pas... (more)
A massive lashup brings the St. Paul-Proviso train under the classic coaling tower at Clyman Jct.
MSSPR's lead unit broke down, so one of the Saint Paul helpers was assigned as the new leader instead. Nice to see a good ol' Dash 2 on the point.
Lightning races across the sky as the sound of thunder fills the air. The rain is coming down in sheets as I get soaked to the bone. A westbound has just rolled into Altoona and the EOTD can still... (more)
Highway K is my preferred photo location for southbounds, especially because of the signal tower. How many strobe lights are left on ex-CNW locomotives?
Merchandise Train from South St. Paul - Proviso heading south out of Black River Falls.
After the crew makes a pit-stop at the local stop-and-rob while waiting for more track, the Merchandise Train from South St. Paul - Proviso heads east towards the CN diamond at Merrillan.
After passing through Humbird, WI the Merchandise Train from South St. Paul - Proviso rounds the bend towards Merrillan, WI.
A pair of patched CNW units in both hues of their famous yellow roll under the old coal chute at Clyman Jct.
Count'em, 7 red fuel caps... C&NW patch in the middle.
"Nice socks", cooling their heals, literally, two of the three most wanted yellow / green deisels wait for instructions.
The three CNWs fly up the hill just west of Sussex.