After finishing up a 4 train meet back in town, a very rare(for the area) FXE GEVO has its crude oil train in a race against a motorcycle on the adjacent highway 55 outside of Hoffman, Minnesota.
What looks great in front of 8,000 feet of train. Well, this.
As planned, the H97 began its trip by waiting for the 8762 in Forada, then, with a warrant to MP 214 (AKA WSS Detroit Lakes) they were off.
Just north of Alex, they pass over the channel between ... (more)
After a long gloomy day, the sun finally came out to shed light on another BNSF stack train just east of Hawley, Minnesota. The third unit is a cabless GP60
This trio spent the morning idling by the roundhouse, but before long, they would be on their way westward, with GP10 1418 in the lead.
A CWR train sits patiently at the east end of Glenwood yard behind a lone GEVO. Its nice to see centerbeams are being used for something.
Even though the sun has set for the day, the Holiday Train makes its first stop along the Elbow Lake Sub.
While leasers may not be the favorite of many people, getting three matched units together is pretty neat. After sitting most of the day in Tracy, they finally depart at 1700, and are near the Mi... (more)
A rip-rap train heads west out of Medina siding. They decided to let them out and work, ahead of another westbound. The rock will be dumped along the ROW to help prevent washout when the waters ... (more)
The 290 sits on the main in front of the Glenwood Depot and yard office on the first sunny day in over a week.
The pea soup has yet to lift as a westbound unit tank train accelerates westward after a meet at Hoffman.
CP 9543 is close on the tail of the 290 into the yard, just off the Elbow Lake sub. This is the junction of the Elbow Lake sub, and the Detroit Lakes sub.
Just off the Detroit Lakes Sub.
Todays 490 consists of not much more than reefers and autoracks. The bridge in the background is interstate 94.
First blizzard of the season