Heading into the setting sun, a westbound Canadian Pacific train rolls through the small town of Eden Valley, MN.
A Soo Line SD60 leads eastbound train 490 across the Paynesville Subdivision on another unseasonably warm (and snowless) January day.
Sunset on the CP's former Soo Line Minnesota mainline.
The H41 wayfreight splits some crossing flashers at a rural grade crossing as it hustles between Glenwood and Brooten. This job usually uses a pair of GP38-2s but has been seeing six axle power f... (more)
Two GP38-2s originally built for the Frisco are seen in BNSF's yard in Willmar.
A pair of GEVOs power a long eastbound around the curve just east of Brooten.
Two run-through UP units bring a long unit crude oil train east out of Brooten, headed for St Paul and eventually a refinery in Louisiana.
Two GEVOs lean into a curve just east of Brooten as they hustle toward Minneapolis with an eastbound from Winnipeg.
A Belt Railway of Chicago to Aberdeen, SD manifest rolls into Willmar. Meanwhile, a grain empty is being recrewed on the adjacent main track, some power is waiting on the roundhouse lead, and the... (more)
A pair of EMDs bark their way out of Willmar with the Marshall Sub local.
An eastbound coal train curves out of Lowry on a clear morning. Next stop, Glenwood Yard.
Led by two SD40-2s, the Elbow Lake Sub wayfreight crosses the bridge east of Hoffman near the end of a gorgeous December day.
The wayfreight is waiting on the siding in Brooten as an eastbound out of Glenwood blasts by on the main. It's the day before Christmas Eve and most of the crews seem to be in good spirits as they... (more)
After completing some work in Brooten, the wayfreight is headed back east as light power, seen here hustling past the elevator and a boat in Belgrade.
A westbound rolls by a frozen lake west of Glenwood as it begins its journey to the next crew change in Enderlin, ND. I'd probably be completely underwater here if I tried this on a warmer day.