A pair of GP60s lead the daily freight to Minot in golden evening light through the control point at 52.8. The Santa Fe blue and yellow is a rare find these days in the land of 10000 lakes, so it ... (more)
A pre-production GEVO and a Citirail pull coal loads into Sherco in the last possible light of day on a freezing cold January evening.
Reminiscent of the mid-90s, a pair of Executive MACs lead empty coal buckets towards Northtown on BNSF's Staples Sub.
A loaded coal train heads into its final destination at the Becker coal plant.
A BNSF intermodal meets a coal train departing the coal plant in Becker.
The NS Illinois Terminal heritage unit leads a loaded crude oil train on its first run through Minnesota on BNSF's Staples Sub.
A trio of BNSF SD40-2s on the Dilworth road freight meet the eastbound St. Cloud local with a pair or rebuilt 4-axles. Five EMD standard cabs in a perfect meet on the mainline in 2018, who would'v... (more)
An autorack train heads WB on the Staples Sub meeting another autorack train going EB a few seconds later near Becker at MP 58.58.
Ex-LNG (liquified natural gas) BN 7149, KCS 754 and a BN 9274 with a unit coal train.
Ex-MILW,SOO, GMTX Smurf leads the St. Cloud roadswitch into Becker with coal loads and boxcar empties for the industries in town.
Arguably some of the sharpest looking lease units the BNSF recently, this CitiRail unit leads an eastbound Z train thru Becker.
As has become the norm, the Empire Builder has crossed over to main 1 out of St Cloud to pass a number of stopped eastbounds on main 2 near Becker.
A Becker coal empty is leaving Sherco here with a ES44AC leading with 3 SD70MAC's trailing. About 15 cars back, the famous "Whale Car" BNSF 668785 was in the mix: http://www.railpictures.net/photo... (more)
BNSF 4785 leads an eastbound Z train on the Staples Sub as it enters the single track limits in Becker, MN.