Chicago Bound early morning train from Kansas City breaks the quiet of the small town of Stillman Valley.
DME 6083, SOO 6037 and CP 2210 wait for a crew change at Hastings, MN while MOW equipment waits for its crew to return later in the morning.
Eastbound Nahant - Bensenville road freight passes MP 99 on the old D&I.
The Ipsco steel local comes back from the plant at Montpelier.
A seven unit consist meets a standing train in East Savanna IL. early in the morning. 6367 was a MILW unit at one time so it should feel right at home on these rails.
With all the lease power, it has become extremely difficult to catch pure DME/ICE power on the former DM&E. Having not spent time alot of time shooting them before CP took over, it was nice to ca... (more)
The daily 277 train struggles up and out of New Ulm, Minnesota. The four SD40-2's made quite a racket while doing their job. Here they are running through an intersection near the 3M Plant.
With the crew close to dying on hours, the 10mph speed restriction didnt help things out. Eventually, a crew off the Huron Sub would have to bring the train another couple miles to its destination... (more)
The first of four blue and gold units tip-toes across a small trestle west of Walnut Grove, MN. Track speed is down to 10 here due to poor conditions.
An unusual sight in northwestern Minnesota, 6083 makes an appearance leading a weed-spraying train northbound between Glenwood and Winnipeg.
The daily St. Paul, MN to Nahant, IA freight cruises along the Mississippi River with a colorful consist.
“And I wonder…If everything could ever feel this real for ever? If anything could ever be this good again.” –Foo Fighters “Everlong”
An ICE train works the east end of Davis Junction early on a sunday morning.
Empty ethanol moves north thru Dubuque yard