Not a bad location for the University of Minnesota to put a commuter bus overpass.
The Empire Builder has cleared the switch at Division St and throttles up to track speed.
A hot Portland to Chicago intermodal drops down Midway Subdivision #2 after working BNSF St Paul Intermodal, while CP 581-341 rolls through the tunnel on St Paul Sub #1 with crude empties returnin... (more)
A westbound Northstar Commuter passes the hold out signal on the east side of the station.
Manufactured by LM Windpower in New Richmond, PQ; 53 wind turbine blades are headed for the equally unpopulated Eland, ND where they will be transloaded and trucked to their final resting place.
Wadena used to be the start current of traffic ABS for westbounds, but with crude oil and PTC, the entire line is now CTC.
Empty coal buckets head west on the little photographed Brainerd Subdivision.
The Proctor Transfer heads with a trio of elephant style GE's.
An extra Winnipeg to Markham intermodal passes a stand of Birch trees descending Steelton Hill. The double tracking has opened up a lot of photo angles.
Not many helper districts rate three motors, but a steep grade and gigantic trains has garnered Steelton Hill a trio. Here, SHOVER-1 is pushing M34791 06 past Gary crossover near the base of the ... (more)
A house across the street has made a trackside garden, complete with a fence to keep the trains out.
Empty crude oil train heading back to the Alberta Tar Sands passes Lake Pepin, where water skiing was invented by Ralph Samuelson.
Something different catches the last bit of light in the farmer's fields of Oostanaula, GA.
CSX's L&N trademark protection heritage unit leads New Orleans to Hamlet train Q610 past the Atlanta skyline. I've worked 18 years in Atlanta, but never thought I'd be working in one of these bui... (more)
With the Conrail marker lights on and somebody using a paint roller in a half-asses attempt to paint over the logo, there is no question as to the heritage of the leader on NS train 361.