March isn't a banner month for color along the River Subdivision but the mighty Mississippi still flows.
A nice trio of blue and golds blasts down the River Sub.
BNSF has been struggling to move stockpiled ore from mines on Minnesota's Mesabi Iron Range and this train is an effort to help speed up the movement of cars to Kelly Lake. The older hoppers on th... (more)
This weekend CN completed the reconfiguration of the interlocking plant at Collingwood (West Duluth). Lost in the upgrade were switches that provided a crossover back when Proctor Hill was double ... (more)
The North Shore Scenic's fall color train to Two Harbors departs Duluth on a beautiful morning.
SOO only pair of ALCO DL's affectionately know as the "Dolly Sisters" sit at SOO's Shoreham facility
A GP38AC and an ex-Kennecott Copper GP39-2 (CP 4599) lead the wayfreight toward Brooten to tie down for the evening, running at restricted speed due to signal troubles. A local farmer keeps this ... (more)
I keep thinking I'll never get the chance to get a shot of a SOO SD60 leading a train again, but I was proven wrong once again as the 6024 showed up as the sole unit for this westbound.
Two Golden Beaver AC4400CWs lead a freight west toward Glenwood. A fairly ho hum shot for today...maybe it will get better with age. In any case, it's a train on another beautiful sunny day, so ... (more)
A fairly new ES44C4 and four other units sit on the siding with a rock train at Kerkhoven.
The Empire Builder glides down short line hill amongst the fall colors bound for Union Depot a couple of hours late. This scene at Chestnut Street changed when Union Pacific added the sign... (more)
On a crisp fall morning in west central Minnesota, westbound CP train 199 slowly rolls past the state land west of Sedan as the sun rises out of the fog.
Rebuilt SD18, DMIR 316 leads heritage painted SD9 129 and another rebuilt SD18 down Proctor Hill to the Duluth or docks at N 40th Ave. W. in Duluth, MN on a gorgeous fall day.
The Milwaukee Road 261 slowly walks down the siding in Cambridge, preparing to meet a northbound BNSF freight. A small group of onlookers have gathered to witness it's passage, including the youn... (more)