The sun sets on May Day 2010 and Amtrak's Empire Builder is recrewing and getting a new set of passengers before proceeding north towards Red Wing and destinations beyond.
Milwaukee Road #261 and train crosses over the Mississippi River and join up with the BNSF for the final run into the Twin Cities.
CP's not so royal workhorse train 499 rolls west at Minnesota City behind a unit honoring the Lord Strathcona's Horse Royal Canadian Armoured Regiment of the Canadian Forces.
A clean GEVO hustles #280 into the small lake-side town of Weaver.
After holding for a northbound, CP 5919 and Soo 6045 head south in the evening sun through Minnesota City. After a slow day along the CP River Sub this was a pleasant surprise and a great way to ... (more)
A nice pair of recently activated SD-60s lead a welded rail train that is working along the River Sub.
A nice trio of blue & yellow SD40-2s lead Ethanol loads for Chicago on the CP River Sub .
2 GE motors lead grain empties eastbound on the River Sub.
The fall color special races traffic along HWY 61. As people stop to look, or try to continue to chase and get ahead of the train.
Rolling along at a good clip. The fall color special heads through the small town of Dakota Mn. In a few miles the train will reach LaCrescent. There they will service and wye the train. Before he... (more)
This 1 unit wonder grain emptie is passing thru "Tower CK" in Winona.
Merchandise Train from St. Paul, MN - Kansas City heads south on the CP towards La Crescent, MN and home rails.
Two factory-fresh BNSF motors and a surprisingly clean warbonnet SD75 are kicking up snow while on the point of a CP coal train.