Fog, trains, and early morning sunlight mingle at Murray West.
The sun is just rising and some fog hangs close to the ground as a westbound CP freight train rumbles toward Belgrade, MN.
Around 3 pm on June 6, 8 cars of westbound train 293 derailed at the bridge over the North Fork of the Crow River just west of downtown Paynesville. There were no injuries and no hazardous materi... (more)
A westbound Z train flies over Lake Ashtabula as a small tree provides some nice shade for napping between trains.
It sure would be nice for this rotary to see some action before winter is through. Our last major snowfall a week and a half ago brought it out of Northtown to Willmar in anticipation of plowing ... (more)
The economic recession and subsequent traffic downturn has finally forced the CP to place a number of locomotives in storage, including this line of 27 (some not pictured) Soo Line SD60's and 60M'... (more)
The sun rises on a perfect spring morning, fog lifts off the fields, a train horn pierces the peace and quiet, and "it is well with my soul" for a few minutes.
An aerial view of part of the line of stored Soo Line SD60s at Glenwood. Click here to see a shot of the locomotives at ground le... (more)
CP's former Milwaukee Road Pig's Eye Yard and BNSF's Dayton's Bluff Yard catch the early morning sunlight of a gorgeous November day. Among the usual yard activity, a set of CP power backs toward... (more)
The 9644 was involved in a sideswipe incident here in Glenwood back on May 15. It has finally been loaded onto a flatcar for transport to another location for repair. Railroad: Canadian Pacific RailwayLocomotive: GE AC4400CWLocation: Glenwood, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: CP 9644Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: July 26, 2010
Three SD70ACe's lead a loaded coal train across the huge bridge at Valley City.
Melting snow leaves this rotary on the sidelines to await the next call to duty. This is the last rotary snow plow that ALCO built, delivering it to Northern Pacific back in 1937.
With several days of fog, virtually no wind, and below freezing temperatures, the frost is as thick as I've ever seen it, evidenced by this broom and shovels at the west end of Glenwood Yard. The... (more)
Brand new rail made in the USA.
A bandit GP40 visits Glenwood Yard. All the bandits look pretty rough, but this one is particularly bad, especially with the red patches over the old rear marker lights.