UP MSSCN 09 starts the trip from South Saint Paul Yard to interchange with CN at the Twin Ports, passing more casualties of Positive Train Control.
Phosphate loads passing the endangered 5 track signal bridge at Hoffman Ave.
A heavy St Paul to La Crosse road local drags out of the siding with a freshly repainted CP leading SOO and IC&E units.
The Thoroughbred of Transportation takes a freight under the endangered signal bridges at Dayton's Bluff.
The Twin Cities & Western St. Paul turn rolls past Target Field, the Northstar Commuter Terminus and the Ford Center on BNSF's Wayata Subdivision with 87/3 cars and 10,000 tons on the drawbar.
A Z piggy takes the old Great Northern into St. Paul, while the old Northern Pacific Main #1 is below.
The Twin Cities & Western St. Paul Turn heads down SOO #2 into Pigs Eye Yard while BNSF Z CHCPTL8 07 passes on Main #1.
Oil cans head east with a Warbonnet in the lead and the State Capital in the background.
A coke train bound for Indiana is looking good skirting Lake Pepin, the purported birthplace of waterskiing.
A brand new GEVO catches the sweet morning light in downtown Villa Rica.
A Royal Blue leader stroking it through Temple, GA.
Q247 heads south across the Ohio River before taking a left hand turn to Louisville.
The City of Pierre leads an all blue consist with units from 4 different companies under the new cantilever signal bridge a River Jct. Railroad: Dakota, Minnesota & EasternLocomotive: EMD SD40-2Location: La Crescent, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: DME 6201Train ID: CP 276-20Photo Date: October 22, 2011
A BNSF coal train runs down the wrong side of the river, headed for Columbia, WI on the CP. Shot from John Latsch State Park... it's a long walk to the top.
The fog is still lifting in the background as 298 storms down the Mighty Mississippi.