After adding 13 more cars out in Goodview, G69 shoves 22 cars for the UP into their yard.
UP 617 glimmers in the final rays of an Autumn sun as it heads back for the yard. While switching River and Rail, 01 put 4 on the ground, so they could only take these 17 cars back with them.
Bluffs or green, fields of gold, and dash 2's of blue and yellow... it doesn't get much better then this!
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!
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!
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.
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)
660 winds past Bass Camp with a classic pair of Soo SD60's.
Conductor Chris sticks his head out of the cab of CP 6038 heading a 581 through Winona.
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)
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.
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.
Little did I expect to shoot a YN3 SD60I leading a train on the River this morning! CSXT 8743 heads coke loads for the Indiana Railroad through Winona at 07:45.
A nice EMD powered consist heads coal empties out of Winona on a lovely June afternoon.