DME train 487 waits in the hole at Cobden, MN, for opposition not yet out of Tracy while lighting and thunderstorms rage over southern Minnesota
A canadian SD40-2 slices through the fog as it approaches Tower CK on train #487.
A perfectly matching blue and yellow trio begin their climb of Stockton Hill on a beautiful September afternoon.
The highest numbered unit on the DM&E roster grinds upgrade on the head of 487 bound for Huron, SD.
A Minnesota bound manifest train makes a small pickup at CP's Muskego Yard. Take note of the two geese in front of the lead engine trying to outrun the train as the crew makes their way back out t... (more)
A rainbow lash-up heads a 99 car train up to Stockton as it grinds out of the Mississippi Valley.
6 SD40-2's head a rather short 487 for the DM&E connection at Tower CK. With CP units and leasers all over the DM&E lines, you can sure see some pretty colorful lash-ups.
A colorful consist of SD40-2s, lead by the handsome green scheme of the CITX leasor, has 487's train.
With their work in Milwaukee complete. A trio of SD40-2's slowly begin to accelerate westward with their train in tow. Thanks to the recent rains the Menomonee River is double its usual size.
A six pack of EMD SD40-2's slowly drag about 70 cars out of muskego yard and are working on doubling back to their train.
With their work at Milwaukee complete. A Minnesota bound manifest train leaves the brew city and heads west.
Westbound ICE power with a motley ex-IMRL unit tied in catches the last light of day nearing a crew change at Portage.
Winding through the Wisconsin countryside with better than 7000 feet of train, CP's #487 train has a DM&E leader, a common sight on this symbol.
#487 is powered by a pool of SD40-2's, some of which are still adorned with the multimark.
After making a pick up CP train 487 With CP 5930 in the lead heading West out of Milwaukee WI