Bearing down on their counterpart, #271 flies into Minnesota City East on the mainline behind an epic power set! Snoot nose IC&E 6439 leads Soo MP15AC 1543, and CP 5917 in some great evening light... (more)
Minutes after sun-up, ACe 9274 drags its massive loaded coal train out of the siding at Minnesota City, after meeting a pair of westbounds.
DM&E 6363 rolls along the same portion of track that its railroading career began. Once Milwaukee Road #201, it became the first motor to get the Milwaukee's Hiawatha paint scheme. After the Soo L... (more)
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)
After waiting for hotshot #199 to blast by on the mainline, train #283 gets back underway with an HLCX leaser leading the way. On a day where the temp was 96 and it felt like 106, I'm sure the cre... (more)
Two generic CP SD40-2's and ICE 6406 drag 636 onto the River Sub at Tower CK, following right behind 486-26.
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)
DM&E 6091 heads M-KCSP south across one of the original bridges on the line. The train is just north of Brownsville, MN as it heads south for Marquette.
Now thats a one-unit-wonder I'll be fine with! DM&E 6054 motors through Homer with a 79 car empty hopper train.
These 2 IC&E motors have it easy today, gliding through Tower CK with a 9 car 271.
After adding 13 more cars out in Goodview, G69 shoves 22 cars for the UP into their yard.
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.
DM&E 6363 leans into one of the many curves on the River Sub as it heads train 487-13 towards the DM&E at Minnesota City. A cloud had made a last minute appearance, but the sun shined though with ... (more)
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.