A single NS unit leads an empty oil train toward Glenwood as the sun peeks through some clouds and storms continue to move to the east.
The sun was just around to the north enough to get some nice light for a wide shot as these two old workhorses throttle up out of a slow order and head for Alexandria.
A single GEVO leads a short manifest north out of Glenwood as some blustery winds whip through the nearby bean field. This farmer must employ healthy crop rotation practices because I have a shot ... (more)
With a parishioner undergoing back surgery in St Cloud later in the morning, I was happy to get up early and see a few trains before heading to the hospital. I was even happier when I saw an alre... (more)
Though they could be found in the US in the early 2000's, the Noyes sub wasn't capable of such large locomotives until the mid 2000's. By then, these beasts were deemed unsuitable for US operation... (more)
Amtrak's northbound Arrowhead backs into the ex-GN station where it will load passengers for the Twin Ports of Duluth/Superior.
Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder arrives at the west end of the Minneapolis ex-Great Northern station as the Fireman readies to line switches into the depot.
The Trail Turn (CP H54) slowly makes its way back to Thief River Falls via Plummer over the old Soo Line Plummer Line with over 20 loads of gravel from the Strata Corporation pit in Trail, Minneso... (more)
After waiting on a train ahead to clear CTC St. Cloud, a loaded coal train is moving again. They'll cross over to main 1, run around several other eastbounds parked between St Cloud and Becker, t... (more)
DWP/DMIR/BN passenger special from the vestibule.