It's finally springtime and the ditches are full as a short local trots south behind a downgraded GP50.
A swooshed GP50 pulls the Drayton Local out from behind the Minn-Dak Milling elevator under ominous clouds in April of last year.
25 empty grain hoppers and two GP's rock and roll downhill on the 5MPH Grenora Sub's stick rail, on their way to Powers Lake in a rare move that hasn't been made since July.
A few hours later, the GP duo has hit a scenery change.. They've dropped a few hundred feet in elevation and are now crossing the frozen Kittelson Slough between Lostwood and Powers Lake.
Two GP's, the leader being a GP50 variety, rocks and rolls on a 25 car empty grain train bound for Powers Lake, ND up the 5 MPH branchline... This line was out of service prior to this movement; i... (more)
L CHI102 heads west through Joliet after finishing up its work at the Joliet Yard. A Heritage 3 GP50 is in charge today, followed by an H1 SD40-2 and an H2 B40-8W.
The La Crosse west local switches out the sand facility in town.
A pair of GP's complete this SD-9 sandwich with westbound tonnage out of Chicago.
A BN light power move through downtown Minot.
It is the southbound Kettle Falls Local.