The lead motor leans while doing every bit of limited speed through the crossover at Kendallville. A year later and with replacement signals up, I am glad my Dad & I made a point to re-visit the ... (more)
CP trackage rights train 241-18 from Toronto to Bensenville, rolls under the classic NYC signal bridge at Waterloo.
The trailing SD70 is dead, so this Warbonnet is making about 25 mph doing all the work on a 141 car Elmira, NY-Elkhart, IN freight.
A pair of dirty beavers leads an empty frac sand train from McKees Rocks, PA to the CP at Bensenville.
A colorful train of steamship boxes takes a right hand turn out of the Mississippi River valley.
A Midway Yard Job drill steamship boxes in the ex-GN Yard at St. Anthony.
The St Paul Turn comes off the BNSF Midway Sub into Commercial Yard.
BNSF was extremely power short due to booming crude oil traffic and resulting congestion. A pair of normally aspirated geeps blow out some carbon.
The Hennepin Job switches the industrial area north of Minneapolis, as both the railroad and the ex-ATSF B23-7 were designed to do.
ex-SLSF 865 brings a good sized Belt Job back south to Commercial Yard.
A late St Paul Turn passes under the endangered signal bridge at Hoffman Ave with two ex-Kennecott Copper GP39s leading a pair of ex-SOO Caterpillars.
A unit frac sand train from Winona, MN to Amarillo, TX utilizes CP trackage rights all to Tunnel City, WI where it will return to home rails.
A different kind of heritage, with a 20 year old un-patched Southern Pacific leading a unit sand train out of Winona, MN while a DM&E leader on CP H20-11 is tied down in the Old Siding at River Ju... (more)
Amtrak #8, The Empire Builder, runs the more scenic west side of the Mississippi on former Milwaukee Road rails.
Bound for Huron, SD on the RCPE, a freight passes the well maintained depot at La Crosse.