An Exec MAC brings up the rear of a coal load as it comes to a stop on Main 1
A trio of GE's head west into the sunset with loads of vehicles
A faded ex-Santa Fe warbonnet leads this mixed freight south out of St. Cloud.
A very late Empire Builder races south toward St. Paul with an EMD F59PHI on the point.
A very late #8 shortly after departing St. Cloud, MN at 4:46pm, 11 hours and 32 minutes late.
Sometimes you just need a change of pace. At least that was my philosophy after driving nearly 80 miles along the Canadian Pacific, and saw nothing, then hopping over to the BNSF Staples Sub to ca... (more)
A lengthy St. Cloud local passes a stopped manifest on main two as it returns home after a trip to Northtown.
A long regular manifest train for the Canadian border in Noyes, MN has gotten out of town before the afternoon commuter trains.
Doing every bit of 60mph, priority intermodal for Chicago, IL really kicks up a blizzard.
After a long rainy weekend, the sun finally breaks through some early morning fog to shine light on the Empire Builder. Again, the train is running about an hour late, which seems to be the norm ... (more)
"Vintage" power leads this manifest past a stack train at the MP 66 crossover.
Detouring coal empties from East Lake, OH easily keep track speed behind a brand new locomotive.
Diesel fuel loads for Havre, MT from Chicago, IL head west through the curves in Clear Lake, MN.
A pair of EMDs head west with a long loaded vehicle train for Portland, OR.
Priority intermodal from South Seattle, WA to Cicero Yard in Chicago, IL passes over the double crossover at MP 66.