Four EMDs leading a westbound cast a nice early morning reflection in a slough on the state land west of Sedan.
A rebuilt EMD sits on the main at Murray with a westbound as the sun rises on the summer solstice.
Three SD40-2s bring the wayfreight off of the siding in Brooten to head toward Glenwood. They'll pull forward, clear the switch, then back up to pick up the conductor before departing. I'm stand... (more)
Fresh wheels line up nicely as an oddball engine waits its call to duty...
After traffic clears, two GEVOs race westward toward Hawley with their merchandise freight. Notice the coal hopper hitching a ride on a flatcar.
A westbound headed north up the Detroit Lakes Sub cuts through some early morning fog as it gets underway out of Glenwood.
Two Gevos with a manifest freight creep to a stop west of Lake Park due to heavy traffic ahead toward Dilworth.
It might as well be the early 90s again as two cascade green SD60Ms lead a short mixed freight westward around the S-curve at Lake Park.
NS 8060 and a twin roll westward through Lake Park with a string of Bakken oil empties.
A single CN unit leads a unit covered hopper train across the CP's Paynesville Sub.
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.