One of CP's newest trains is the 694, a unit tank train hauling crude oil from New Town, North Dakota to refineries in Louisiana. Belgrade, MN is just another small town along the way.
One of CP's ex-UP GP40X's (rebuilt into GP38-2's) trails a GEVO on an eastbound between Brooten and Belgrade.
The 198 hustles through Belgrade behind a single GE. They'll meet one at Murray (less than a mile east of here), overtake the 490 at Paynesville, and meet at least two more westbounds before thei... (more)
Another westbound manifest leaves Belgrade after meeting one at Murray. The second unit is CP 1403.
A couple of EMD's trail the 8550 as they power west out of Belgrade after meeting a unit coke train at Murray.
Two Geeps, one repainted into sparkling CP red, the other retaining its SOO heritage, accelerate toward Belgrade with the Paynesville Sub wayfreight.
A lone GEVO accelerates out of Murray with a lengthy 291, the second westbound to meet the eastbound that's holding the main in the distance. The fall colors are starting to come along nicely in ... (more)
After enduring dreary weather through most of the day, the sun came out for a few afternoon westbounds. First up is the 499, emerging from under the MN 55/US 71 overpass on the east side of Belgr... (more)
A westbound accelerates out of Belgrade, passing by some trees that have a hint of fall color in them.
The setting sun glints off of an eastbound as it rounds a curve and heads toward Murray for a meet.
Train 293 has four GE's leading the way as a few rain clouds move to the east on a nice evening.
Two SD60's kick out plenty of exhaust as they roar through Belgrade, accelerating back up to track speed after meeting a train at Murray.
A westbound heads for Glenwood as clouds that mark the final remnants of a large low pressure system move east at sunset.
A perfect late summer evening finds the 499 headed to Murray for a meet with the 298.
After meeting a westbound, a long eastbound gets underway out of Murray as the sun sinks toward the horizon.