After a crew change in town, the Northtown to Lincoln manifest heads west out of Atwater with a 25th anniversary unit on point, and CP ACU #7001 trailing.
The Luarel, MT bound manifest heads west out of Atwater with a pretty interesting consist, most notably MRL 4312 second out.
The daily Northtown Yard to Lincoln, NE manifest heads out of Atwater in the late afternoon.
The east local heads east out of Atwater on the last day of 2020.
BNSF's Willmar East Local heads back west after finishing up work on the Wayzata Sub.
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.