An odd sight indeed! Due to a rather serious derailment on the BNSF in Fridley, MN, a BNSF stack train heads up the CP to Glenwood. Here, they are pulling out of Murray Siding after meeting the ... (more)
After seeing six EMDs leading a train from this location in the morning, things are back to normal as two GEs head west with train 293 in the late afternoon.
When you watch trains go by on the same line every day, you get used to seeing GE after GE after GE...then something like this makes you do a double take, pick up the camera, and sprint out the do... (more)
A westbound passes a field of hay ready for baling as it nears Belgrade, MN. People familiar with this location will notice something missing: the string of "long runner" flats and spine cars tha... (more)
A one unit wonder, EMD style, rolls into a curve west of Belgrade. The conductor has the A/C cranked on a warm summer evening.
A westbound empty coal train led by SD60M SOO 6059 waits in the hole at Murray for a new crew as a unit grain train approaches on the main behind a CP GEVO and a SOO SD60.
The conductor of a westbound sitting in the siding at Murray alights from his train to inspect an eastbound grain train that's slowly approaching on the main.
The sun is just seconds from disappearing behind a cloud bank as an eastbound freight dashes toward Belgrade behind a CEFX leaser and a SOO SD60.
A pair of GEVOs have eastbound train 298 well in hand as they roll through Belgrade.
On a perfectly clear morning, an eastbound Canadian Pacific train is seen rolling along between Brooten and Belgrade.
A westbound led by a Norfolk Southern GE waits on the siding at Murray as train 298 approaches on the main.
A lot of exhaust from these two hard working GEs and a little northwest breeze combine to distort the view of most of this westbound CP train as it approaches Belgrade, Minnesota.
The warmest day of 2011 in Minnesota so far is brightened even further by the appearance of one of CP's former Soo Line SD60Ms leading a great lashup of power east out of Glenwood. Here they're a... (more)
A nice lashup of power rolls through Belgrade with an eastbound freight, seen from the US 71/MN 55 overpass east of town.
An eastbound with a leaser in the consist cruises by a stand of trees just west of Belgrade.