An executive MAC holds in Montgomery with a eastbound IR sand train.
HLCX SD40-2 8163 leads a eastbound IR sand train through Yorkville.
HLCX SD40-2 8163 leads a eastbound IR sand train through Oswego.
CN 2692 trails at the rear of a eastbound sand train in Northbrook as the DPU.
CREX 1314 leads a sand train west through downtown Aurora.
Power for RJ Corman's Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY Sand Train is tied onto a cut of loaded sand cars at Nugent Sand. Conveyors can be seen in the background that facilitate the trans-loading o... (more)
After waiting for BNSF traffic to clear for over two hours the sand train finally gets word that they will be next and okay to double up their train. Here the sand train pulls put of Midway yard a... (more)
The MNNR's Sand train rolls through Westminster bound for the BNSF.
A loaded unit frac sand train cuts across the Wisconsin wetlands on Christmas Eve 2011. This train most likely originated in the Winona (MN) area, loaded with Mississippi River sand and headed ea... (more)
The Tuesday MNNR sand train enters BNSF's Dayton's Bluff Yard at Hoffman Avenue, passing the soon-to-be-replaced signal bridge (get your photos of these now, folks).
Just out of St. Anthony, the Minnesota Commercial's sand train stomps upgrade towards the crest of the hill.
The crest of the hill at Lexington allows for a rare glimpse of the rear end pushers as the Minnesota Commercial's Tuesday-only sand train starts downgrade towards Dayton's Bluff Yard.
The sand train has just about reached its destination - Dayton's Bluff Yard - as it burbles through Hoffman Avenue on a beautiful November morning.
Three Minnesota Commercial units lay down a smoke screen as they prepare to double up the Tuesday-only sand train bound for BNSF's Dayton's Bluff Yard. In a few more seconds, a thick gray cloud o... (more)
Minnesota Commercial 50 (ex-AT&SF SF30C), MNNR 56 (ex-AT&SF C30-7) and MNNR 71 (ex- CP M636) lead the weekly sand train through Hoffman and into Dayton's Bluff Yard.