The Challenger Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 3985 inside the former Rock Island shop at Silvis, Illinois. Built in 1943 by the American Locomotive Company, 3985 has been donated by Union Pacific R... (more)
Relics of the Steam Era Union Pacific 2-10-2 5511 and Union Pacific business car "Stanford" (ex-WP) inside the former Rock Island shop at Silvis, Illinois. These are two of several historic... (more)
Through the Paint Booth Union Pacific 2-10-2 5511 is eased into the backshop at Silvis on the evening of November 19, 2022. This historic locomotive has been donated by Union Pacific Railr... (more)
Right at Home Union Pacific "Centennial" DDA40X 6936 is spending its first morning inside its new home at the former Rock Island shops in Silvis, Illinois. The historic unit was ... (more)
Royalty over the Mississippi River Canadian Pacific's business train, led by a trio of F9s, crosses over the Mississippi River at Camden as the train begins its journey from St. Paul to Cal... (more)
Busy Day at Saint Paul Hunter Harrison's executive train is preparing to depart St. Paul Yard as a pair of ex-Milwaukee Road MP15ACs shove a cut of cars into the departure tracks. The dail... (more)
Two Historic Streetcars Minnesota Streetcar Museum's PCC 322 and wooden "gate car" 1300 pass at the Lindon Hills Station alongside Lake Harriet.
Racing Through the Park Minnesota Streetcar Museum's restored PCC car 322 rolls through the trees between Lake Harriet and Lake Bde Maka Ska (formerly Lake Como).
Birds'-Eye View Laona & Northern 2-6-2 4 rumbles through the Northwoods as it heads for Camp Five.
Rolling Over the Rat The "Four Spot" rumbles over the Rat River bridge between Camp Five and Laona during a rare autumn run. This 1916 Vulcan 2-6-2 has been operating on the Laon... (more)
Fall has come to the Wisconsin Northwoods. Laona & Northern 4 has been operating over these same tracks for nearly 100 years.
Fall in the Northwoods Laona & Northern 4 steams back to Laona after dropping passengers at Camp 5.
A Scene Out of the Past Milwaukee Road 261 passing the Independent Elevator in Glencoe, Minnesota. Small elevators like this once dotted the Minnesota prairies.
Past the Corn Cribs at Augusta Milwaukee Road 261 hustles west towards Glencoe with the Gourmet Express on October 2, 2022.
On the Milwaukee Road Westbound CMStP&P 261 steams west out of Glencoe, Minnesota, with the Gourmet Express. This was once the Milwaukee Road's main line to the Pacific and hosted trains... (more)