An Indiana Railroad SD9043MAC leads a southbound CP freight out of St. Paul. This was my first encounter with an INRD unit, both of us far from our normal operating territories.
CP 8711 leads a freight toward the Twin Cities passing through rural Kellogg, MN on a cloudy, rainy day that provided very interesting, moody conditions for photos.
The NYC, known as the Water Level Route, looks right at home heading west along the Mississippi with train 283.
An empty potash train rolls thru Donehower on the main enroute back towards Chicago. With the CP change in management, I have noticed the CP US lines have been seeing alot more run thru foreign po... (more)
The Winona Roadswitcher's powers lays overnight at the Amtrak depot in Winona. Still alot of Soo Line geeps that roam the CP in local service.
This St. Paul, MN, to Kansas City, MO, freight train was called over 4 hours late at St. Paul this morning. That provided opportunity for light on the west side of the train in the afternoon as th... (more)
The local freight between St. Paul, MN, and La Crosse, WI, is about to River Jct. West, as they turn the last few miles into La Crosse. This job works along the River Sub in towns like Red Wing, L... (more)
A loaded ethanol train off the DM&E terrritory, has a new CP crew onboard and now pulls down to Tower CK to get on the River Sub for the trip towards Chicago. The train swaps crew at Goodview betw... (more)
A little River sub action just east of Lake City. CP 6016 trailing.
Passengers of the eastbound Empire Builder enjoy the fall colors of John Latsch State Park.
Barn Bluff in Red Wing offers up a good view of a pair of DM&E SD40-2s leading a train up the Mississippi River.
The Red Wing switch crew takes advantage of a brief lull in the traffic to run around the yard. The Soo Line engine on track two is stuck between cuts of cars for the ADM mill in town.
A five pack of SD40-2s rolls through the Winona State University campus in Winona, MN. A portion of the long abandoned C&NW bridge across the Mississippi River can be seen just to the right of th... (more)
A stack train races past a barge working its way through Mississippi River Lock and Dam #5.
A pair of veteran SD40-2s leads a train past the fall colors of John Latsch state park.