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  1. Basking in the Sun

    Basking in the Sun

    A pair of locomotives basks in the evening sun on 5 July 2003 in Portage, Wisconsin.
  2. Sturtevant Local Caboose

    Sturtevant Local Caboose

    This is a picture of the Sturtevant local's caboose. Photo was taken 3/3/04.
  3. Sturtevant Local

    Sturtevant Local

    Caught a Soo Gp38 in Sturtevant, WI working the local job on a windy and rainy day. Photo was taken 3/3/04.
  4. Golden Rat and Bandit Head Home

    Golden Rat and Bandit Head Home

    The Latta XL hauls its empties south from the Wabash River power plant. To successfully navigate its way through Terre Haute, the train will have to cross the CSX's CE&D sub twice, as well as the St Louis Line. The golden rat leading the train does look shiny and clean, but its nice to see a...
  5. Latta XL Heads Home

    Latta XL Heads Home

    After dropping of loads, picking up empties, and running around their train, the Latta XL begins the journey south on the Latta Sub. 27 Feb 04
  6. Waiting for the geen light

    Waiting for the geen light

    CP SD90MAC 9121 with SOO SD60? and 2 more units waits for the go ahead at Kamloops BC in September 2002
  7. Muggy Day

    Muggy Day

    Southbound Soo local with a caboose along the Mississippi River south of Winnona, Mn and destined for La Crosse Wi. July 17, 2003
  8. Early morning color with UP/NS/SOO/CEFX/DRGW

    Early morning color with UP/NS/SOO/CEFX/DRGW

    8-12-2003: early morning consists being prepared for the road. NS 9278 (D-9-40CW), UP 2882 (SD40T-2, formerly DRGW 5342), UP B4142 (SD40-2, formerly CEI 3142), SOO 4439 (GP38-2), and CEFX 2021, 1502, 2018 (new GP models). This was a great color spread and was only missing a couple of BNSF units...
  9. "PLOW 81"

    "PLOW 81"

    Possibly Soo vintage, plow. Only numbered "Plow 81". The picture was taken in 1996 in Michigamme Michigan (yeah thats me).
  10. "East Bound Soo"

    "East Bound Soo"

    East Bound Soo #6017 Glides Over the Crossing as the Boss Gives us a Look, Indian Head, Saskatchewan, Cdn. June 2003 Photo.
  11. Snow Day in Port Huron

    Snow Day in Port Huron

    Soo Line made a visit in Port Huron on 3-5-2003 pulling a CN train from Chicago to Toronto. Photo was taken from the Amtrak Station on 16th Street just west of the tunnel.
  12. Rare soo and rare car

    Rare soo and rare car

    SOO 6062 is 1 out of 5 left of the SD60Ms. Here it is the 3rd unit on a westbound stack at Relvelstoke, BC on August 9, 2002. Both the car and the train were moving. (photo was taken by my dad). is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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