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)
With 14 cars of train, the hogger on Job 52 puts on quite the smoke show as the train accelerates for Park Junction. Once there, the job will have to let one go by westbound on the St Paul Sub bef... (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.
After meeting two at Medary, an all ford #281 pulls thru La Crosse behind a perfect lash-up.
MP transfer caboose 13791 rattles over the plant at CK, bringing up the rear of a 15 car LAT42 bound for Adam, WI.
Soo 2066 guides Job G77 down Wall Street with a decent cut of traffic for River and Rail, RTP, and Bay State.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 fairly clean Beaver heads 4 recently reactivated CITX SD40-2's on train 198 in Winona.
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)