Trains and Railroads

Trains and railroads, past and present, are the main focus of this site. Of particular interest are those operating around the Platte River Valley in Eastern Nebraska as well as those serving Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and the surrounding area.

The Great Train Migration

At the end of the season the Minnesota Transportation Museum moves its Osceola and Saint Croix passenger train from Oceola, Wisconsin to its shops at the Jackson Street Roundhouse in Saint Paul, Minnesota for winter maintenance and storage. Today as they migrated the cars (a passenger fleet of about 6 cars and three engines) they […]

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Extremely wide photographs of trains

BNSF 6318 rounding the curve west of Fremont, Nebraska

While preparing for a new site design I had to come up with a new header image for my website. I went through my photos and found some awesome wide shots.

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Chicago and North Western 6934

CNW 6934 (SD40-2) stopped at the Main Street Crossing in Fremont, Nebraska. August 1999

In August of 1999 I caught a picture of Chicago and North Western #6934 stopped at the Main Street crossing in Fremont, Nebraska.

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