The highlight of a very slow day on the River was this 271 powered by a great set of IC&E Dash 2's.
On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, 4 bright red CP GE's charge into Winona with train 283.
DM&E 6094 glimmers in the last hour of sun as it heads a 171 up river.
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)
My "Shot of the Day" is of 811 throttling out of Homer on a restricting signal, behind train 499. A Mac sandwiched by two ACe's sure made one hell of a lash-up.
First train of the day is a T-Bird arriving at Fairlane with DMIR 406 and 212.
A nice, clean CSX C40-8W leads train #661 right into the setting sun as it approaches Tower CK. The train would duck into the siding at Minnesota City for a very tardy Amtrak 8.
CP 5966, DM&E 6363, IC&E 6454, and Soo 4412 pull a rather short, 57 car 486 up the DM7E connection at Tower CK. Sure is nice of CP to put them in alphabetical order.
Throttled up to 30, a massive train #170 leans into one of the many curves along the Marquette Sub just south of La Crescent. Both the line and lead locomotive are a perfect match, both being once... (more)
G77 heads for the depot with 5 hoppers and a caboose, complete with another days work.
A BNSF hopper train glides downgrade through Division Street on its journey east.
Rumbling into Byron, train #277 appears to have traveled back in time to the days before the sale... minus the new ribbon rail of course.
198 with a decent sized train heads through the plant at Tower CK early Monday morning.
A great looking 4 pack of C.A.T geeps are working hard as the depart Olivia, MN after a small set-out.
A great looking trio of IC&E SD40-2's departs Tower CK on train 636.