CP 277 slows down as it nears the B&B where the crew will receive their orders for their set-out at LaCrescent, MN.
CP train 499 crosses a flooding Mississippi River on its trip west. Recent heavy rain to the north have caused the big river to go over flood stage at an unusual time of the year.
Nice leader on the always-interesting H-NSINTW.
An EMD leads the ore train bound for Birmingham.
A nice engine consist for the always-interesting H-NSINTW.
The eastbound Empire Builder is right on time as slows for a station stop in La Crosse, WI.
More GEs on the BNSF. Whether BNSF or NS, it would sure be nice to get more variety again!
This is one of those "Shoot 'em while you can" moments.
Another nice trio of SOO SD-60s on 281!
I always have to capture classic EMD power while it's still around.
Glad to see the SD60Ms back in service! Ballast trains have been running for several weeks into Illinois to repair the flood damage. The sun came out from behind the clouds just minutes before t... (more)
BNSF East local heads through La Crosse. First stop is Stoddard, WI and from there onto Lynxville, WI. Final stop before returning was East Dubuque, IL to interchange with the CN.
A nice suprise catching an NS GP60 leading a train into La Crosse on the BNSF.
H-GALNTW nears Grand Crossing and a crew change at North La Crosse. Power includes BNSF 5905, 1814, 6163, 8182, 8184, 8132, 8191, 8188, 8183, 8115, 8140.
A suprise engine found sitting in the CP Yard. This engine was picked up by train 487 and eventually headed west across the DM&E Waseca Subdivision to an unknown destination.