BNSF 8214 West meets BNSF 9203 East at Staples. Meets are common here, but this was one of my favorites.
An EMD leading that is now probably in storage.
An SD75M and a dash 9, an unusual consist for a grain train, round the curve under the Demers Avenue overpass on the old passenger main.
A very long Northtown-Laurel heads through the Elk River S curves with a lot of pipe loads up front.
A brief clearing in the clouds over the Grand Cities yields just enough time for a quick shot as a trio of SD75Ms leads Clay Boswell coal loads eastward. Consists like this aren't very common on c... (more)
The mighty Mississippi River curves through St. Paul as this trio of SD75M's moves its load of coal along the bluffs