Burlington Northern 325, Great Northern 400 (Hustle Muscle), and BNSF 7765 pose for a family picture at the Jackson Street Roundhouse.
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.
In 1995, on a trip through Colorado, my dad and I stopped to take a ride to the top of Pikes Peak on the cog railway.
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 […]
On a recent road trip to Nebraska I spotted three Union Pacific Maintenance of Way cranes. One ready to upright overturned hoppers, one doing bridge work, and one in between jobs.
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.
In August of 1999 I caught a picture of Chicago and North Western #6934 stopped at the Main Street crossing in Fremont, Nebraska.
Pan Am Railway in the Northeast is made up of the Maine Central, the Boston & Maine and the Delaware and Hudson railways. The name and logo were purchased from the airline.
I’m getting my railroad and history summer outings planned early as summer is only 14 weeks long and I have 10 stops to make.