An unusual sight in northwestern Minnesota, 6083 makes an appearance leading a weed-spraying train northbound between Glenwood and Winnipeg.
273's train waits for a new crew at Savanna while the sun begins to peak over the bluff and glint off the auto racks.
Leading a mixed freight over the UP at Clinton, a pair of DM&E units prepare to work an industry just east of town.
Four SD40-2's and an SD60 get underway at Nahant Yard.
With a former CP engine on the point, a Clinton local works just east of town in the evening light.
CP 170 rolls through Hastings as storms move into the metro after another hot summer day.
DME train WIHU (Winona, MN - Huron, SD) works west through Utica, passing an old grain elevator with a vintage Ford grain truck.
CP 627 is minutes into its trip to Canada, as it rolls out of Bensenville Yard, with a pair of SD40-2's in charge.
DM&E 6080 and CITX 3080 lead a 627 ethanol, west through Deerfield.
Crawling through St Charles, a pair of blue and yellows give the Waseca Sub a proper appearance. This stretch of railroad has been DM&E from the start-up, so its alway nice to see the name carry o... (more)
Nearing the top of the hill the young engineer has his horses notched high, to assure his train will make it to the top.
Skirting the hillside, train #277 avoids the late evening shadows of the Mississippi River Valley, as it grinds up the 2.0% grade on Stockton Hill.