A faded War Bonnet leads Bakken oil down the River Sub to
refinery on the east coast.
Wind gusts grip the Twin Cities in 25 to 30 below zero wind chills,but the trains keep on rolling.
With the gauge cleared traffic picks up on the Iron Range.
Heavy snow and high winds limit the day's rail fanning, but DMIR 215, working the E Lead at Proctor was still bearing the elements
With snow snarling rail traffic this day, standard cab C40s pass a stopped train in the siding.
Arriving just a the snow starts falling in earnest, I catch a land barge at Midway.
One of the morning's rush of trains past the Bluffs.
Snow slowed traffic down on the Missabe Sub this morning, but 2853 sits and waits for a northbound to pass to proceed south.
BNSF stack train scatters the pigeons at M.P. 409
DMIR 409 is set to plow its' way to Minntac from Two Harbors.
A storm dropped wet, heavy snow on the Twin Cities a few days ago, disrupting the usual flow of rail traffic. The bright side; a former Indiana Railroad nee SOO SD60 sits at Northtown.
With winter continuing on the Iron Range, snow snarls train traffic. This Knox Kershaw 940 Snow Fighter works to get from Iron Junction down to Fairlane clear of 12 to 18 inches of snow deposited... (more)
A long stack train, led by ES44DC 7244, passes under the signal bridge at Dayton's Bluff.
Shiny red ECOs pull a transfer from UP's yard and into Pig's Eye.
Bakken oil rolls through the Twin Cities on a cold Minnesota morning. Hopefully, someone will catch this K train on the CSX River Sub in a few days.