A nice EMD powered consist heads coal empties out of Winona on a lovely June afternoon.
First train of the day is a T-Bird arriving at Fairlane with DMIR 406 and 212.
While I was biking to a friends house, I heard train 486 (which I had just seen), let a westbound know they were just starting into the siding at Homer. Little did I know that the westbound was go... (more)
Two generic CP SD40-2's and ICE 6406 drag 636 onto the River Sub at Tower CK, following right behind 486-26.
Three sets of dynamics are howling as the 0500 loads twist down the hill into Silver Bay.
With the throttle open wide, train 660 screams through Minnesota City. Notice the friendly wave from the engineer.
Catching one Soo SD60M is rare, but two on one train?! Just before 09:00, train 2-282 is back on the move at Bangor after going dead in the siding at 00:15. Thankfully the thick fog coating the ar... (more)
An nice looking snoot-nose leaser heads 276 through Winona on a November afternoon. The trio is giving it all they can, as they throttle to track speed.
An ex C&NW SD40 heads #271 past Tower CK, as the train races north for St Paul with a short 12 car train.
DM&E 6200 and IC&E 6414 have em' notched up and rolling, swinging into St Charles at 30MPH on the aging jointed rail.
To conclude my "A Day in North America" I was rewarded with Soo 6048 and CP 5926 making great time up the River with a rather shot 499. Here they are seen highballing through Homer on their way to... (more)
After adding 13 more cars out in Goodview, G69 shoves 22 cars for the UP into their yard.
After a perfect rolling meet with 487, train 660 twists through Homer with a classic set of SD60's.
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.