A power set idles away holding down the siding while the Loram RG316 crew prepares their train for departure out the yard at Virginia to head north to work on the CN Rainy Sub. under the cover of ... (more)
Loram RG316 holds the siding at Virginia, MN waiting for another northbound CN freight to pass before heading north themselves to do work on the CN Rainy Sub under the cover of darkness.
KCS ES44AC #4802 runs Westbound light power and long hood forward as it passes the Red Wing Amtrak depot. Photo taken 3/16/14 near MP 370.69 on the CP River Sub.
PGR SW1500 #37 works the yard job at the Progressive Rail Incorporated yard in Lakeville, MN. Photo taken 3/19/15 in the Progressive Rail Incorporated yard in Lakeville, MN.
This is the only photo I ever took of an original scheme Chicago Great Western locomotive. By the time CNW took over the railroad in July 1968 most engines were either painted red with black roofs... (more)
Five units sweep around one of the curves between Lake Park and Hawley on a gorgeous spring evening.
MNNR B23-7 #44 sits at the sanding tower, taking on some sand while I look on from within the Minnesota Commercial yard in Saint Paul, MN while taking a tour of the yard on a mostly sunny, but co... (more)
CP SD60 #6240 and an ICE SD40-2 provide power to an Eastbound CP train as it passes the Red Wing Amtrak depot during a light snowfall. Photo taken 12/14/13 near MP 370.69 on the CP River Sub.
A pair of ECOs bringing a transfer job into the yard at St.Paul.
The dearth of vehicular traffic on Route 7 affords one to try a pacing shot.
Setting up a mixed freight early morning at Proctor yard.
One of Northtown's yard goat three pack is on the move on a busy Spring afternoon.
The dash 8 leading the Empire Builder was a total surprise as it rounded the wye at Merriam Park and took the switch over Prior Avenue and past the "Merriam Park" station sign. I was expect... (more)
Breckenridge, MN and Wahpeton, ND can be seen in the distance as RRVW's Hankinson turn heads south on the BNSF. To call this portion of Minnesota flat is an understatement.
An alternative view of the curves at Lake Park shows the wide open spaces of this area. A westbound intermodal train heads toward Dilworth as clouds continue to roll overhead.