A westbound with four units rushes through Brooten. It's passing the wayfreight that's tucked in the siding with three SD40-2s for power.
An eastbound grain train climbs the grade out of Hawley with a single Dash 9 shoving on the rear.
DME grain train climbing eastbound out of Mankato
I have been fortunate to be able to shoot a lot of Bessemer orange in MN lately. This winter however it was looking a little ragged... although to be fair the DM&IR generally didn't wash their uni... (more)
If its not Missabe Maroon... Bessemer Orange will do.
Funny how things work. Although they were never on the Bessemer together, the DM&IR #215 was formerly the B&LE #892 and was off property years before the B&LE #906, formerly SP #9348 arrived. 10 y... (more)
Coal empties wait to head back to the Up North.
A pair of GP50's and SD60M's lead train #132 (Northtown-Tulsa) throttling up going thru Wayzata MN.
The Monticello Local is returning to Northtown as it passes the grain elevator and bins at University Avenue that are in the process of being razed.
While a Snow blower cleans the switches of snow and ice ahead, two trains wait. CP crew member shovels the front porch of SD40-2 6028.
12 to 18 inches of snow fell on the Iron Range overnight, leaving trains waiting for tracks to be cleared.
A recently delivered C4 crawls under the bridge in Lake Park with a loaded coal train in tow.
An eastbound loaded coal train wraps around the curve through Dale behind a recently delivered C4.
The Wadena Local trots eastward up the hill between Dale and Lake Park with a typical short train in tow.
Traffic is moving this morning on the Staples Subdivision as a westbound crude oil train rounds the curve out of Lake Park while an eastbound stack train peeks out from around a set of trees.