Heading right towards the setting sun, a pair of nice matched candy apple Soo SD60's head a monster 281 "Ford Train" for St Paul. Sure was a nice break between studying for finals!
After adding 13 more cars out in Goodview, G69 shoves 22 cars for the UP into their yard.
A trio of Dash-2's cough out some smoke, trying to get a 9,000 foot 281 back up to track-speed after a meet at Homer.
With no meet at Minnesota City, the hogger kicks his pair of Dash-2's up another notch as they race westward on train #271.
Conductor Chris sticks his head out of the cab of CP 6038 heading a 581 through Winona.
A somewhat rare decent looking Dual Flag SD40-2, 6001, along with CP 5963 make good time through Winona on 499-20 late in the day. Sure was nice to see some SD40-2 is great evening light!
After spending over 4 hours waiting for 636 to leave town, 487 was finally able to get on the DM&E connection at Tower CK. Today DM&E 6081, 6359, and IC&E 6100 have the honors of leading 487. I wi... (more)
Running at restricted speeds, 283 crawls up the main at Homer. Meanwhile train 170 is just entering the east end of the siding. Sure is great to see a pair of nice looking SD60's together.
A pure CSXT SD50 is on the point of loaded coke train 800. sure was getting tricky to snatch nose-light at this time of day.
660 winds past Bass Camp with a classic pair of Soo SD60's.
A nice EMD powered consist heads coal empties out of Winona on a lovely June afternoon.
IC&E 6442, CITX 2796, and CITX 3080 head a 21 car 171 up the River Sub.
After leaving Minnesota City around 10:45, this train has not been stopped since. One westbound was tucked away at Homer, and two more at Donehower helping compensate for this trains 3 hour wait a... (more)
A great looking Soo SD60 heads freight from Kansas City on train 171. Sure is a different sight from 2 years ago, when this train ran with 2 ICE/DME SD40-2's.