An eastbound with two EMD vets leading the way kicks up a little powder from the tracks as more snow continues to fall. The second unit is SOO 6060, an SD60M.
A pair of Soo SD60s lead what appears to be a CP rock train toward Humboldt Yard. Snow still remains on the ground from a storm the previous weekend.
Two GE's get an eastbound underway out of Murray siding, approaching the defect detector at MP 93.6. A light dusting of snow highlights the otherwise barren farmland along the CP's former Soo Lin... (more)
Just one leased GE is in charge of a lengthy westbound. With nearly 7000 feet of train they were doing all of 30 mph on this relatively level section of the Paynesville Sub.
A GEVO and a leased AC4400CW bring a unit coal train through the tiny town of Regal, MN.
In a scene reminiscent of the early 90's, three SOO 60's head across the Mississippi River in Minneapolis with a CP manifest for Canada.
AC4400CW CP 9839 and SD60 SOO 6035 are in control of an eastbound as it slows for a meet at Murray, where they'll hold the main for one.
This lone GE struggles to pull over a 100 cars into the siding to meet a couple of eastbounds.
Another matched set of Canadian Pacific GE's (two Golden Beavers this time) leads a unit coal train through Belgrade.
Having met the H41 wayfreight and train 299 at Murray, two dual flag AC4400's lead the 298 toward Paynesville and another meet.
An eastbound nears Belgrade on another clear fall morning.
A trio of blue and yellow units head up the 499 on its way to Glenwood.
An eastbound grain train briefly soars across the steel bridge east of Paynesville.
As evening shadows lengthen, three blue and yellow locomotives sweep around a curve west of Belgrade with train 499.
A matched set of blue and yellow SD40-2's leads the 499 across Minnesota on a gorgeous fall day.