Clouds broke just in time to spy CP's welded rail train crossing the Mississippi into Hastings.
Three fourths of Cloquet Terminal's fleet at rest.
Setting up the afternoon limestone train.
Smoke billows as these switchers get underway. A crewmember rides the shady side of the last car.
Stacks moving at sunset.
It's turn and go for this SD40-2.
West Skyline Drive is a jewel of a road, allowing the opportunities for pictures of the ore docks and Rice's Point Yard within a few minute drive. And if you are lucky, a BNSF coal train may be u... (more)
Norfolk Southern Dash 9 heads a train with BNSF Dash 8
and an GP60B out of the yard at the last light of day.
Heading west on the Paynesville Sub.
You would think slug races would be dull.
A battered but not beaten Bandit still puts in a good day's work.
OK! What's with the gold orb on the hood? After further review, I think "GLOBIE" is a fine
suggestion as a worthy monicker for this hard working switcher?
BNSF SD40-2 creeps south as CP SD40-2 climbs the hump.
Snow and ice packed in the frogs could have been the cause of these cars splitting the switch.