The setting sun cuts through plenty of ice crystals in the air thanks to a fierce northwest wind and subzero windchill values. After dropping a cut of coal empties on the siding at Sacred Heart, ... (more)
The Ruebel Turn works the former Lakeland Bean Co. (now owned by ADM) in Olivia on a sunny but cold February day. Their power for the day was a nice looking matched set of Red River Valley & West... (more)
After finishing their work at Olivia, the westbound Ruebel Turn kicks out some exhaust as they accelerate through town and on toward Danube and Renville. Even though these RRVW and TCWR locomotiv... (more)
Minnesota Prairie Line's weekday crew rolls into the railroad's home base of Morton, MN to tie up for the evening. At one time, Morton was a division point along the M&StL's Minneapolis to Waterto... (more)
A TCW transfer rolls eastbound toward CP Pigseye Yard around a nice set of searchlights.
The TCWR's St. Paul Turn heads up Short Line Hill, passing the griswolds at Oneida St. A scene that's played out for several years but is coming to an end with new signal bases in.
Westbound TC&W Train passing a very rare set of Griswold signals here at Oneida Street.These rare signals are on borrowed time, a new signal box and bases are already installed.
Westbound TC&W Train with cars from CP and the UP is working upgrade at Robert Street in downtown St. Paul .
The Twin Cities & Western St. Paul Turn takes its first step towards heading west from completing its work in St. Paul by rounding the curve past Fordson Junction. This train would get its pictur... (more)
An eastbound Minnesota Prairie Line train has come to an abrupt stop east of Fairfax, MN. The crew paitiently waits for help to arrive from Morton on this frigid March morning. Such are the trials... (more)
A long TC&W transfer nears it destination at CP's Pig's Eye Yard. Along the way, the head end passes St. Paul's most famous landmark, the First Bank building. In the foreground is UP's Robert Stre... (more)
A long TC&W departs Minnesota Commercial's Midway yard for CP yard in St. Paul. The CAT rebuild is followed by three GP39's.
Four classic RRVW and TCW units lead this train in Hopkins, MN