Northern Lines Railway's roster lays overnight under the stars on a brisk late fall evening.
One of NLR's Geeps.
Still adorned in its predecessors paint, Northern Lines Railway GP10 has the day off from switching duties.
Three vintage EMD Northern Line Railway locomotive surround an old Western shipping container on a quiet Sunday afternoon.
When NLR comes down this way, it's usually to bring LP tanks to Wenner. But as of late, a large wind generator offload site has popped up, prompting numerous windmill trains.
Another load of windmill parts, this time blades, heads out of the St. Cloud yard and out to Rockville for unloading. By sunset, all but six blades will have been unloaded.
NLR #1411, built 67 years ago as GN #611, is still earning its keep hauling freight. On this day, it had just arrived with a delivery of wind turbine blades from St. Cloud.
Tied up for the night at the Wenner Gas Terminal siding. Good to see an old GP-10 still running.
An ex-BN geep belonging to Northern Lines Railway shoves three loads of Malarky brand shingles, a load of lumber, and a load of pressure treated beams out to Manions Wholesale Distributing. An ex-... (more)
The NLR Shoves cars out west on the spur to St. Joseph, MN. The line used to be GN's main line between St. Cloud and Fargo.
The first train after the Christmas snowstorm encountered an iced over crossing just outside the small town of Rockville, MN.
NRL 1703&1704 spend the weekend in the yard.
The Northern Lines Railway local prepares to head back to the yard after having brought a dimensional load to the BNSF mainline.