The wayfreight has been on duty since 6:00 a.m. in Eden Valley. After waiting for two westbounds and an eastbound, they were able to get on the main to do some work in town before having to clear... (more)
The old is leading the new as a GP20C-ECO trails on the wayfreight east of Brooten.
SOO 4449 DME 6076 and DMVW 6306 sit waiting on a new crew to take the train to Minot North Dakota from Flaxton North Dakota. What a colourful midwestern lineup to start the 2 day trip chasing arou... (more)
After grabbing some food, the hauler departs McDonalds heading back for St Paul light power. Only week remain for this operation before the plant closes and the rails turn to rust.
A short 0700 Superior heads back to its namesake behind two classy geeps. Looking back, I must admit I feel spoiled, having only shot CP geeps once or twice over the past two years, with the major... (more)
Lohrbach and Larson keep an eye out as they head for Stinson, while the large BNSF served Peavey elevators tower in the distance.
A CP local passes the Franklin Park Metra Station while commuters wait for their inbound train to arrive.
SOO power profile at Nahant.
Switch dog for the day is a venerable GP-38-2.