Two SD9043MAC's lead a potash train across the Mississippi headed to Itasca, WI.
Four geeps lead a Willmar-Northown manifest past Target Field Station in Minneapolis.
The three B39-8's MNNR owns sit together on the "Wabash" waiting for the shop guys to hostle them around. MNNR 87 is the newest repaint followed by 58 and 84. These are former LMX 8574, 8581, a... (more)
CP 800 eases up to the switch at Division Street to enter the BNSF St. Paul Sub. They'll continue east to St. Croix where they'll access the CP River Sub to Chicago.
CP 800 passes downtown St. Paul with a pair of INRD units. The red MAC's have been a common sight in the Twin Cities every few days on coke trains to and from Roseport.
MNNR 58 and 84 switch cars at Midway, seen from the Amtrak platform. Units are former LMX 8581, and 8543.
It's been years since I've seen one of the first generation SD70ACe's leading in BNSF paint. Crews aren't big fans of these motors for their rough ride and lack of noise protection.
B73 crosses the Government Bridge headed east through Rock Island to interchange with IAIS. The GP9's, built in 1954, still earn their keep working locals in the Quad Cities but could be near the... (more)
The Twin Cities railfans were lucky today to see the Virginian heritage unit roll through town leading an empty ethanol train to South Dakota.
Lite power heads back to Midway after delivering another sand train.
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.
One of CN's first SD60's to be released is seen headed back to Wisconsin Rapids after switching industry in Port Edwards and Nekoosa.
SQS 1000 and 3086 pose for photos at America's Central Port in Granite City, IL. Thanks goes to the crew and Respondek Railroad Corp. who allowed this to happen.