A colorful train of steamship boxes takes a right hand turn out of the Mississippi River valley.
A Midway Yard Job drill steamship boxes in the ex-GN Yard at St. Anthony.
The St Paul Turn comes off the BNSF Midway Sub into Commercial Yard.
BNSF was extremely power short due to booming crude oil traffic and resulting congestion. A pair of normally aspirated geeps blow out some carbon.
The Hennepin Job switches the industrial area north of Minneapolis, as both the railroad and the ex-ATSF B23-7 were designed to do.
ex-SLSF 865 brings a good sized Belt Job back south to Commercial Yard.
A late St Paul Turn passes under the endangered signal bridge at Hoffman Ave with two ex-Kennecott Copper GP39s leading a pair of ex-SOO Caterpillars.
A unit frac sand train from Winona, MN to Amarillo, TX utilizes CP trackage rights all to Tunnel City, WI where it will return to home rails.
A different kind of heritage, with a 20 year old un-patched Southern Pacific leading a unit sand train out of Winona, MN while a DM&E leader on CP H20-11 is tied down in the Old Siding at River Ju... (more)
Amtrak #8, The Empire Builder, runs the more scenic west side of the Mississippi on former Milwaukee Road rails.
Bound for Huron, SD on the RCPE, a freight passes the well maintained depot at La Crosse.
No longer dragging unit trains over Rogers Pass, this SD40-2 is still earning a living after 34 years with the same employer.
A highbox GP38 shows a new ECO how things are done.
Freshly washed from last weekend's TVRM Railfest, the NS Veteran's Unit crosses Peachtree Creek, leaving Atlanta behind.
It is all Canadian Pacific now... the St Paul to La Crosse road local pulls off the ex-DM&E, exx-C&NW and onto the ex-SOO, exx-MILW at Tower CK.