The engineer of 491 was standing right next to me enjoying the sunset as I snapped some shots of his train holding at Murray.
Amtrak 137 and 158 hustle the Eastbound Empire Builder through Minn. City.
Ah, the long shadows of fall. Those very shadows crawl towards the tracks as a T-Bird crawls towards the United Taconite plant with rock.
A nice pair of C40-8's assigned to T-Bird service roll southbound on a nice fall afternoon.
BNSF 4731 slowly creeps up along side BNSF 9281 at BNSF's small Kelly Lake yard. The BNSF 4731 is leading a Tex-Mex train loaded with taconite pellets from United Taconite bound for Mexico while ... (more)
DMIR 403, DMIR 408 and DMIR 402 lead 141 cars of pellets from United Taconite off the yard track at Fairlane for Proctor while BLE 903 paired with CN 2111 wait on the running track to lead a T-Bir... (more)
"You wanna take pictures of it, you come help clean it!" The guys had a point! Fellow photog Robert Auberg runs the hose as the crew from the SCXY volunteers to scrub down these shiny en... (more)
Early morning thick fog blankets the area as a crew readies their train of ballast cars for departure out of the yard at Virginia for points elsewhere on the CN system.
Two new GEs lead train 334 down Steelton Hill in a light drizzle. Fall color season is about done but these new units should provide nice color in the Twin Ports as winter approaches.
Early morning and the fog is thickening as a crew readies their train of ballast cars for departure. Lighting provided by CN 2882, a new ES44AC, leading M344 southbound down the CN Rainy Sub.
A colorful consist with ICE 6211, CEFX 1058 and CP 2217 heads West.
DMIR 181 in Missabe' arrowhead scheme waits its next assignment at Keenan Yard on the Missabe Iron Range. This yard is located just southwest of Iron Junction on a branch toward Hibbing, MN just o... (more)