At last light, NS 8105 roars through Fridley with empty oil cans heading for North Dakota.
The day's last Northstar Commuter train heads through the signals at 44th Avenue, Minneapolis' skyline is in the background.
Having just delivered a cut of cars in the yard, a pair on CN locomotives run light past the turntable and General Mills elevator in the northern sections of the Northtown yard.
SD60's galore! For you Nikos! This trip was dedicated to the memory of Rachel Sandell, who in her final moments of her 18 year life encouraged everyone to live their life and take adventures.
A vintage unit for the Minnesota Commercial moves some coil cars around in Fridley, MN.
The last commuter of the day crosses the new bridge at the site of Saturday's washout and derailment in Fridley.
Northstar is back to their normal schedule after having the day off Monday with the line closed. A1909 passes the derailment site at restricted speed on the new bridge.
Aftermath view of a derailment that took out both mains and a bridge on BNSF's busy Staples Sub early in the morning. It will be a few days until this line is open and running again.
My RR vide... (more)
It's 2010 and the GEVOs and H3 painted units are everywhere on the BNSF but here! If you look close enough you can see a BNSF SD9 coupled together with a pair of SD40-2s.
Close on the tail of the last Northstar train, the Empire Builder flies through Fridley as it tries to make up the two hours it lost yesterday in Montana.
A one of a kind locomotive leads a one of a kind lashup near Northtown Yard.
The lesser half. That's what I think when I see T-2 leading the ex. GBW around as I prefer the Alco. Most of the crews like riding in the T-2 over 314 due to noise. With most of the switch poin... (more)
The Hinckley pulls down passed Interstate as it gets a routing into the yard. A nice Christmas present and the only train I shot in the few hours I was out. Merry Christmas to all!
BN Train 125, with an A-B pair of F9s, heads north for Superior, Wis., leaving Northtown at Interstate. This was the only time I caught an A-B pair of Fs on a BN train.