DM&E 6200 and IC&E 6414 have em' notched up and rolling, swinging into St Charles at 30MPH on the aging jointed rail.
A lone CSX Gevo is in charge of a CSXT hopper train as it rolls onto single track at Winona Junction. This was the third of 3 eastbound trains.
581 has the geeps pulling for everything they've got as the train thunders through Tower CK and out of Winona.
Red, white, and blue leading train #637 on the 4th of July at mielpost 4... almost as if it was meant to be.
Dispatch promised this massive eastbound train a clear shot to River Junction, and that it received. Soo 6051, DM&E 6083, and NS 9267 make for quite a unique lash-up on this all-rack #282, rolling... (more)
DM&E, more like land of the leasers... NREX 7370 and CITX 3081 have a short #277 on a sunny thursday evening as they head for the DM&E Waseca Sub.
With a new warrant copied, train #277 makes a pull at Minnesota City behind 4 dash-2's and 111 cars.
DM&E 6365 is surrounded by an ocean of green as it climbs up the 1.8% grade of Stockton Hill. It will be an easy climb today with 5 motors, and only 46 cars.
Train #637 approaches the westward signal at C.P. Goodview. Moments later the conductor would get off the train, watch it pull past the crossover, and then protect the shove as it backed onto the ... (more)
Rolling right along the bank of the mighty Mississippi, train #277 motors westward into the evening sun behind IC&E 6449, DM&E 6080, and StL&H 5593.
This made up for me missing a 498 with Soo 6060 and 6039 earlier in that day. Train 581-31 has a bandit GP40 leading on milwaukee rails.
After adding two more Dash-2's in Goodview, train #277 has changed crews and is now beginning its journey over the Waseca Sub with 9,000 foot of train.
Way freight 580 scurries into Winona with a consist straight out of the 90's! 30 Minutes of work in town, then it's off for La Crosse.
First train of the day is a T-Bird arriving at Fairlane with DMIR 406 and 212.
Awesome is a word that just sums this catch up! My first time seeing 281 in daylight this year, and it's lead by no other then a pair of ICE/DME SD40-2's! For all you who don't know, train 281 is ... (more)