An eastbound with a leaser in the consist cruises by a stand of trees just west of Belgrade.
An eastbound with quite a bit of power rushes past the new welcome sign on the east side of Brooten. This sign is an example of why we take pictures. Railroad: Canadian Pacific RailwayLocomotive: GE AC4400CWLocation: Brooten, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: CP 9533Train ID: CP 496Photo Date: March 11, 2011
The wayfreight has arrived in Regal and prepares to set out the first five cars of its train onto the house track. The old elevator is still open, but no longer ships by rail, so the railroad use... (more)
The Paynesville Sub wayfreight has some maintenance of way equipment for Regal and Paynesville headed east between Brooten and Belgrade on a blustery March day. The crane had them restricted to a... (more)
One locomotive still has little problem keeping this intermodal train rolling through Maple Lake at track speed of 40 mph.
A single GE is in charge of a Vancouver to Chicago intermodal train as it gets up to track speed out of Glenwood.
A Golden Beaver and a leased SD40-2 bring eastbound train 490 past the old elevator complex in Kimball. They will be stopping in just a few miles to wait behind another train in advance of the sid... (more)
Finding one rotary in Willmar a few weeks prior to this was a treat (click here to see that image). Having the 972554 joined by h... (more)
A ratty looking CP SD40-2 and a CEFX leaser head west out of Paynesville on a cold and windy first day of March.
An eastbound CP train swings around a curve between Brooten and Belgrade.
At sunset, a westbound CP train accelerates past the distant signal for Glenwood West.
A pair of Beavers lead train 298 into Glenwood off the Elbow Lake Sub.
A Soo Line SD60 and a UP SD9043MAC depart Glenwood with an eastbound freight.
Over a foot of snow has fallen in the last day and a half and it shows no signs of letting up. The railroad keeps rolling, though, as a SOO SD60M passes the signal and west siding switch in Broot... (more)
The last light of the day shines on a big SD70ACe and two GEs leading a grain train south out of Marshall, MN.