A northbound CP freight arrives at Thief River Falls, MN.
St. Croix's new SD40M-2 "Radio Equipped" road units spend a quiet Saturday night parked under the stars. Come Monday morning the two will be moving cars again.
Soo 2500A leads Erie Mining F9A 4211 through Duluth's lower downtown area en route back to Union Depot after a nice run to Two Harbors. The retired ore carrier William A. Irvin ( a former U.S. Ste... (more)
Rebuilt MILW GP9s wait for their train to St. Paul to be readied at Northern Pacific's Rice's Point Yard in July 1969. Milwaukee Road utilized trackage rights on NP and later BN between St. Paul a... (more)
CREX 1214 and a CN unit lead a Southbound freight towards Willmar.
CN's L-599 transfer job with three SD60s and 60 empty limestone cars rolls past a Proctor Roadswitch that was spotting ore cars on Dock 6.
DMIR SD9 No. 158 is serviced along with SD18s 177 and 190 during the night in the Proctor diesel shop at Proctor, MN. this shop was built in the 1950s to support maintenance of the then new SD9s. ... (more)
St. Croix's road units ease to a stop in Rush City as the ground utility man lines a switch. Even the company ride has a nice Monad logo.
A mix of racks and stacks splits the signals between Dale and Lake Park behind a Citirail Gevo and a warbonnet Dash 9.
The relatively new paint on 5436 contrasts with the chipped and blistering paint on the ore carrier Roger Blough, which is also owned by CN but operated by a U.S. firm.
A nice mix of color leads an earthworm eastward onto the S-curve at Lake Park.
A DPU 70Mac shoves westbound coal empties around the S-curve out of Lake Park.
As a westbound empty coal train rounds the curve out of Lake Park, the eastbound Wadena Local passes through with three loads of lumber for points east.
With a chirp from its sweet Nathan P3, BNSF 5171 leads an earthworm under the eastern wooden bridge east of Hawley and around the curve under the Highway 32 bridge.
Two GEs lead a string of autoracks up the hill and under the wooden bridges east of Hawley.