Three hundred and ten miles from Bensenville, IL, train #802 swings into Winona on a humid Thursday morning behind the INRD duo.
After grabbing their cars at Bay State, G77 pulls back up Wall Street to continue switching at Mankato Ave. The lead motor CP 4520, was wrecked at River Junction nearly a year after this photo was... (more)
Starting his career on the IMRL, this friendly engineer now does his railroading on the BNSF Railway.
A first for me, two SD45-Bodied CITX motors on the same train! CITX 2794 and 2796 are in charge of a 70 car #277, slowing for the DM&E connection at Tower CK.
MP transfer caboose 13791 rattles over the plant at CK, bringing up the rear of a 15 car LAT42 bound for Adam, WI.
After meeting two at Medary, an all ford #281 pulls thru La Crosse behind a perfect lash-up.
Soo 2066 guides Job G77 down Wall Street with a decent cut of traffic for River and Rail, RTP, and Bay State.
Beer or candy? A truck arrives at the Brach Candy Factory, while Soo 2016 shoves a cut of hoppers down to the Malt Company for loading.
Soo 6059, 6053, and 4603 got em' rolling good as the rocket out of Weaver West, heading for Midland for some quality sitting time...
The first ever H1 C44 heads an eastbound manifest out of the tunnel at Westminster, heading for St Paul yard with dyno's howling.
After grabbing some food, the hauler departs McDonalds heading back for St Paul light power. Only week remain for this operation before the plant closes and the rails turn to rust.
A beautiful IC&E SD40-2 rolls past a farm just outside of Minnesota City. Sure made the first day of 11th grade better after chasing this guy.
A mile out of a crew change, train #810 races past CP's La Crosse yard, and up to the diamond at Grand Crossing with clear track ahead.
With clouds moving in fast, the second all Blue and Yellow lash-up of the day is caught on a second 486. The train is moments from having the entire train off the DM&E connection and onto the Rive... (more)
SP visits the land of 10,000 lakes! Southern Pacific 9732 idles in front of the yard office, while Job 01 drags a cut of Northwestern hoppers out of the yard.