A southbound mixed freight passes through Edmonds.
As a beautiful summer evening draws to a close, an eastbound unit crude oil train blasts by on BNSF's former Northern Pacific mainline across central Minnesota.
The sun peeks out just long enough to illuminate BNSF SD70ACe 9074 leading GA8 west into LaGrange.
The sight of a pair of brand new EMDs rounding this curve just north of Pipestone not long after sunrise made getting up well before dawn and driving nearly 150 miles well worth it, don't you thin... (more)
Two new EMDs lead an empty Detroit Edison coal train out of the large Midwest Energy Resources Corporation dock in Superior.
Head end power for a coal train bound for Superior WI head high above US Highway 212 in Granite Falls.
With their factory-fresh paint glowing in the morning sunlight, two brand new SD70ACes lead a unit coal train north between Holland and Ruthton, MN.
On a cool and sunny late summer morning, two brand new SD70ACes work hard to bring a Superior-bound coal train up the hill into Florence, MN. Another new ACe is working as a DPU on the rear of th... (more)
Coal loads bound for Superior, WI blast north through Holland behind a trio of brand new ACe's. The 9074 and 9069 bring up the front while 9070 shoves on the rear. Its slow going on this part of t... (more)
Coal loads bound for Superior, WI blast north through Granite Falls behind a trio of brand new ACe's. The 9074 and 9069 bring up the front while 9070 shoves on the rear. Quite the sight and sound... (more)