Two relatively clean Evolution's lead hotshot #199 through the frozen marshlands on a stunning Winter afternoon.
A stack train races past a barge working its way through Mississippi River Lock and Dam #5.
After waiting for the daily Empire Builders, CP 183 gets rolling out of the siding at Newport with four GE ES44ACs for power (three up front, one rear-DPU).
The clouds have broken up and continue to move East, while two CP Beavers lead the hotshot 199 through Minot with Nathan P3 a-blarin'.
In golden late evening light, train 199 makes its way across the steel bridge east of Paynesville.
With priority autoracks and double stacks in tow, train 199 ducks underneath the rural overpass between Watkins and Eden Valley as rp.net contributor Mike Vandenberg gives a wave.
A westbound intermodal train rolls across the rich farmland of far western Minnesota.
Last light catches train 199 rolling through the sweeping curve West of Frontenac, with the white bark on the trees melting away in the exhaust waves of the GE duo.
The usually nocturnal westbound hotshot 199 is running late today, allowing for a daylight view as they cross the Chippewa River east of Hoffman.
The CP 199 heads north on the Detroit Lakes Sub on a beautiful summer morning. Normally, this train heads west, but because of the flooding Souris River in Minot, ND, the tracks there are shut do... (more)
CP 199 rolls west along the Mississippi River seen 450 feet in the air. In the distance, two barge work through lock and dam No. 5.
The daily vehicle and stack train from Chicago to Vancouver patiently waits for a new crew at the west end of Glenwood Yard.
CP 199 with a "one unit wonder" takes a long string of autoracks and stacks westbound on CP's River Sub just outside of Red Wing, MN.
A hot train 199 heads west toward Red Wing underneath the Mississippi River valley bluffs.
A healthy train of racks and stacks blocks the view of several bald eagle watchers as it snakes through Maple Springs.