On a crisp fall morning, 490 eases across Lyndale Ave at about 5 mph after getting the light at Humboldt East. They've just made their pickup at Humboldt yard, and will take the train down the BN ... (more)
My shot at Eden Valley of this same train had the locomotives notched out to climb a hill. Now the engineer has them in dynamics as they round the big curve east of Kimball on their way down to t... (more)
A GE and an ICE SD40-2 pull an eastbound toward Brooten at sunset on Maundy Thursday 2014.
A bright morning after our latest snowfall finds eastbound train 490 muscling its way up the hill out of Eden Valley behind some visiting CSX power.
This picture captures a rare event these days: two trains meeting at the shorter siding in Forada and both trains led by EMDs. Coming towards the camera is eastbound train 490 with a rebuilt SD60... (more)
CP 490's engineer uses this meet opportunity with CP 299 to get out and stretch his legs, possibly to see if all the hype regarding the extreme cold is really all its made out to be. As 299 takes... (more)
It's -22 degrees Fahrenheit and train 490 with modern GE power passes the not-so modern Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie depot that once held the company's Winnipeg Division headquarters. ... (more)
Variety: Canadian Pacific train 490 from Winnipeg pulls into the Thief River Falls yard amongst a variety of foreign and relatively new power to the CP Rail system. Amongst the group is an... (more)
CP 490 splits the Farmers Cooperative Company elevator in Winger along the old Soo Line between Thief River Falls and Glenwood. Temperatures on this early December day were around -15F/-26C.
A sunday morning Canadian Pacific 490 rolls south (eastbound) over the Red Lake River in downtown Thief River Falls after waiting over a half hour in the yard for a permission from the dispatcher.... (more)
Two GP20C-ECOs are on the siding at Eden Valley with the H41 wayfreight as NS 9273 blasts by with eastbound train 490 on the main.
A Canadian Pacific manifest departs eastbound from "TR Falls" at 1800 after refueling. The area finally looks like summer after a long winter and prolonged spring. Here the train crosses the Red... (more)
A newer GEVO and an aging SD40-2 team up on a manifest across Minnesota, seen crossing the North Fork of the Crow River a few miles west of Regal.
An eastbound manifest is hard at work climbing out of the valley in the distance and toward the small town of Watkins as it rounds the curve at MP 69.
With the sun nearly to the horizon, an eastbound CP train roars by the intermediate signals a few miles west of Brooten.