The eastbound Empire Builder makes a rare appearance on its original GN routing between Fargo and Minneapolis due to a derailment near Wadena, MN. After picking up a new pilot crew for the Wayzat... (more)
My birthday almost came and went without me taking a picture of a train. The BNSF came through in the last minutes of daylight as a westbound behind two EMDs accelerated out of the siding at Atwa... (more)
I had been trying to get corn in my shot all day! The Virginian heritage unit is a long way from the coal fields of Virginia! It was a great chase. Full sun, great power, tons of shooting spots, g... (more)
The smoke from local grass fires creates a unique haze around this eastbound Lincoln to Northtown freight. The train is accelerating out of Atwater, MN after meeting a westbound.
A smokey haze caused by numerous local grass fires surrounds a Lincoln to Northtown frieght as it slows for a meet in Atwater.
It's a GEVO convention in Atwater as priority merchandise cruises west past a grain train in the last light of the day.
After a few nights in the Dassel siding, the East Local finally returns to Willmar with 40 cars for the yard.
Coal empties from Wisconsin head west through one of the many 60mph stretches on the Wayzata Sub.
An unmatched set of GEs head west with merchandise for Sioux City, IA. The rear of the train is snaking through the trees beneath the large ethanol plant in Atwater.
The soybeans are golden and the trees are starting to turn as this colorful consist heads east through central Minnesota.
High priority merchandise from Northtown Yard to Laurel, MT.
Heading east out of Willmar the daily priority merchandise train passes the first sign of winter, trees without leaves.
Coal loads climb the hill heading east for Superior, WI with a new ACe in the lead. Loaded Unit Coal - Antelope Mine, WY - Superior, WI (Midwest Energy).
Coming into Atwater for it's pickup before heading west. High Priority Intermodal - Chicago, IL - Laurel, MT.