Minnesota Commercial power spends its Sunday evening at their shops awaiting the call to duty on Monday morning.
Nashville & Eastern #8573 leans into the curve just west of downtown Baxter. I wish I could say the engineer was waving at me, but it was the attractive woman running down the highway that got his... (more)
Welded rails sing ahead of the B39/B30-7A(B) leading westbound MRL train #91, crossing the Pack River Fill on Lake Pend Oreille and about to split a pair of GRS 2(a) semaphores. In less than 10 mi... (more)
With 7402 leading 7400 and 7401, Santa Fe's three B39-8s, the only three built, roll the 1-198-22, the hottest Chicago to Los Angeles train, past the A Yard. The train will continue on to Los Ang... (more)
LMX's and GP50 up front mark this as undeniably a train off the Montana Rail Link, crossing the beautiful Lake Pend Oreille westbound just after joining BN rails for the trip on to Spokane on a st... (more)
Trailing an entire train of auto-racks,BN/MRL train #34 blasts east from Spokane's Yardley terminal behind two LMX B39's, racing out of the setting sun at 6:24pm. Being able to reliably photograph... (more)
LMX 8578,8502,8580 lead manifest train 100 eastbound near Newport while a westbound Soo train passes on the far left of the frame on the BN/Soo shared trackage east of the Twin Cities.
SP had (40 units) GE B39-8 #8000-8039.
MNNR 58 and 84 switch cars at Midway, seen from the Amtrak platform. Units are former LMX 8581, and 8543.
An LMX Dash 8 leads a BNSF eastbound at North Guam.
On its first run since repainting, MNNR 84 pauses in New Brighton to allow a couple roster shots to be taken.
On its first run since repainting, MNNR 84 heads across the CP diamond in New Brighton with Job 46.
Fresh from the paint booth, MNNR 84 poses on the turntable at the roundhouse. This is the first of three B39-8's to receive a paint job. Photo taken with permission.
MNNR lite power move heads back to St Anthony after leaving another sand train in Bluff Yard. The former LMX units likely traveled these rails before working for BN.
The mangled remnants of three LMX B39's await their fate at Sprague, Washington in the aftermath of a horrendous derailment that saw the locomotives and most of the 9000-ton train trailing them pi... (more)