The wayfreight arrives in Brooten on a chilly December morning. The CEFX 2803 has been on this job for nearly a month, but has a new companion in the form of ICE 6431 "City of Byron".
It's only a few moments before the sun comes over the horizon on a cold December morning as CP's wayfreight works to set out some tank cars in Brooten.
A foggy and frosty morning on the Minnesota prairie finds CP's wayfreight negotiating the rolling track profile between Brooten and Sedan.
CP's road local between St. Paul and La Crosse used to be handled by a pair of GP38/40 units. Times have changed and six axle power seems to be the norm for 580/581. However it is good to see on... (more)
The wayfreight has been tied down in Brooten all weekend, weathering the first major snowstorm of the winter. Now, the sun is rising on Monday morning and the crew is about to arrive to begin wor... (more)
ex UP with SD-45 carbody
CSX Q69030 is northbound on the former Clinchfield with two fresh CEFX Rebuilds leading a HLCX SDP45 and a CSX AC4400CW.