Two former BN SD40-2s still in Cascade Green bask in the warm sunshine of a nice spring morning in Willmar.
In golden late evening light, train 199 makes its way across the steel bridge east of Paynesville.
A GEVO and a blue leaser lead a lengthy train 299 into Belgrade on a breezy spring afternoon. I love this time of year as the weather turns warmer and green starts to make its comeback.
With priority autoracks and double stacks in tow, train 199 ducks underneath the rural overpass between Watkins and Eden Valley as rp.net contributor Mike Vandenberg gives a wave.
A westbound train behind one of CP's newer GEVOs leaves the tiny town of Regal behind as it heads toward Murray to wait for an eastbound out of Glenwood.
An eastbound loaded coal train makes its way toward Paynesville for a meet at sunset, viewed from the new overpass for the MN 23 bypass on the west side of town.
Leaving some dark clouds behind, train 299 cruises across the central Minnesota landscape between Regal and Belgrade.
A repainted SD60 is sandwiched between two GEs on train 491 at Belgrade.
After meeting a northbound at the siding in Merrill and receiving a new crew at the south edge of town, this grain train is underway again and back up to track speed as it rushes through the fog a... (more)
One of 15 former Milwaukee Road GP40s still on CP's roster basks in the late afternoon sun at Glenwood Yard.
The 299 is becoming a regular late afternoon fixture on this end of the Paynesville Sub, usually with a healthy cut of stacks and autoracks on it. Today was no exception as two GEVOs hustle throu... (more)
Seen from a hillside on the state land west of Sedan, an eastbound is in the first 10 miles of its journey out of Glenwood and already up to track speed on a nice spring morning.
After waiting on a Northstar commuter train to depart and an eastbound freight, this westbound proceeds through Stadium and into downtown Minneapolis on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon.
Fog hangs just above the Mississippi River and buildings of downtown Saint Paul as a Twin Cities and Western train heads for CP's Saint Paul Yard.
A southbound grain train curves through the rolling countryside of extreme southwestern Minnesota between Manley and Hills.