During that wonderful time called the Golden Hour, CP 471 rolls west through Franklin Park with a quad of SD40-2's.
ICE's regular St. Paul to Kansas City manifest rolls along the Mississippi River at Reno, MN. The original crew had expired for time at LaCrescent and the train was being towed into Marquette by a... (more)
With Kasson in its rear view mirrors, train 277 is working upgrade and is about to meet its counterpart, the 276, before continuing west to Waseca, MN. Sad to think this may be the last time I sh... (more)
With the late 276 having arrived and the 633 cleared out of the Dodge Center siding, train 277 is underway and is seen here passing the Greeway Co-Op and Kasson water tower. I'm happy I was able ... (more)
Train 277, with a trio of blue and yellows, is seen here holding on the east edge of Kasson due to a late 276 and the Dodge Center siding already being occupied by another westbound in front of th... (more)
A westbound freight, led by a trio of blue and yellow SD40-2's, kicks up dust as it blasts through Byron, MN. The conductor of this very friendly crew gives me the peace sign as they fly by me. ... (more)
ICE 6434 and 3 CP units lead a monster southbound into Davenport.
After meeting three northbounds since it's departure from Selkirk Yard, K634 finally gets a run for Jersey as it rumbles over the Catskill Creek Bed.
Ethanol trains from the Midwest generally yield some unique power during their eastward commute across CSX rails and this late evening CSX K447 was no exception. Led by ICE 6434, CITX 3053, and SO... (more)
Beautiful morning light highlights three engines in my favorite paint scheme as the daily St. Paul - Kansas City Manifest eases along the Mississippi River.
We're well into the CP merger but pure ICE consists can still be found on home rails as is evident with ICE 6434 and ICE 6411 at Reno, MN.
With clouds moving in fast, the second all Blue and Yellow lash-up of the day is caught on a second 486. The train is moments from having the entire train off the DM&E connection and onto the Rive... (more)
DM&E train 487 crosses the Misissippi River after doing work at La Crosse, WI.
With a new crew and a warrant out of Nahant, DM&E's St. Paul-Kansas City manifest rolls southbound past the Post office in Buffalo.