This Northstar commuter train has just departed Target Field Station for Big Lake.
The day's last Northstar Commuter train heads through the signals at 44th Avenue, Minneapolis' skyline is in the background.
The 5:27pm northbound train from Target Field heads through NE Minneapolis and past the General Mills Purity Oats Plant, one of the only remaining active businesses that still present in the vibra... (more)
Awaiting the results of the Twins game (the Twins win today).
This Northstar train at Elk River is running longer to accommodate the rush of passengers from Target Field in Minneapolis. Twins won 4-3.
A pair of Northstar's MPI locomotives have brought the 4:00 PM Saturday northbound train to Big Lake from Minneapolis and now rest in the early spring sunshine, waiting for their next round trip t... (more)
Nothing screams speed more than Northstar racing through the snow. Here the outbound led by the 502 kicks up a cloud of snow during one of many snow squalls that hit the area yesterday.
MNRX 502 leads a double headed Northstar fresh from dropping off a load of Twins fans at Target Field.
The Northstar is loading passengers in Big Lake as a BNSF freight passes at track speed.
The final outbound Northstar Commuter train for the evening streaks across the Mississippi River Bridge just moments after departing Downtown Minneapolis Target Field Stadium.
With a month and a half before the start up date on 11/16/09, a Northstar commuter test train operates between Big Lake and Coon Creek.
While waiting for SP 4449 that got held up by a freight train issue west in Becker, I ran across MNRX 502 outside for some testing at Big Lake. I was hoping to get a nice meet shot with a new and... (more)