LTS82B returns south on the Stillwater Industrial Lead with a trio of standard cab EMDs for power.
LTS82B returns south on the Stillwater Industrial Lead after working Andersen Windows in Bayport.
After working Andersen Windows, UP 2198-1739 depart Bayport and take LTS82B back down the 4.6-mile Stillwater Industrial Lead towards Lakeland Junction. The 2198 is one of Union Pacific's few SD62... (more)
Following a set off at Andersen Windows, Job 82 creeps down the Stillwater Industrial Lead towards Lakeland Junction, where it will get back on the main and head home to Altoona. The power for tod... (more)
LTS82B heads south towards the Altoona Sub at Lakeland Jct after making a set out at Andersen Windows on the Stillwater Industrial Lead. The remnants of the Milwaukee Road's branch to Stillwater c... (more)
Job 82 heads back south on the Stillwater Industrial Lead after switching out Andersen Windows. The 1543 is a former Western Pacific GP40-2 that was recently rebuilt into a GP40N.
UP 3070 pulls an empty coal train out of Xcel Energy's Allen S. King power plant. UP's entire fleet of Tier IV EMDs had been stored for several months, but a power imbalance caused by flooding was... (more)
MNNR 43 Switches Anderson windows in Bayport, MN. MNNR Uses trackage rights on UP from St. Paul to Bayport, MN.
A former Southern Pacific B36-7 is in charge of the Minnesota Commerical's Bayport job as it heads down the hill to Bayport Minnesota. The MNNR has the contract for the industries in Bayport, thus... (more)
MNNR 43 and 44 are on Union Pacific rails as they lead the weekly job to Bayport down into the St. Croix river valley.
A pair of former Santa Fe B23-7's shove the weekly Bayport job through downtown Bayport, MN.
I like these rolling preservations.
About once a week, the Minnesota Commercial will use trackage rights on the UP Altoona Sub to head to Bayport and switch Anderson Windows.
The Altoona Sub has always been good for extras as they don't run a lot of mainline trains. Windmill towers are seen headed down the hill into the St Croix River valley near Hudson, WI.
The Bayport Power Plant hangs overhead as UP 8114 goes about putting its train away.