The northbound Milwaukee Road freight between Austin and St. Paul is doing some work at a rural grade crossing north of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, in September 1984. Recent trackwork neccessitat... (more)
I call this one 'Rural Railroad Crossings'. A southbound manifest crawls along at 10 mph just north of Blooming Prairie. The John Deere tractor with a snow blower showed up as if on queue!
CP's Holiday Train hits a drift at Blooming Prairie, on the old Milwaukee Road line between Owatonna and Austin, Minn., en route to its next show in Austin.
A slow moving freight train opens up the drifted road crossings in farm country as it approaches Austin.
Small town America in the autumn - an eastbound Iowa, Chicago & Eastern freight splits the community of Blooming Prairie on former Milwaukee Road trackage.
A unit ethanol train heads south on the IC&E near Blooming Prairie on a snowy Monday morning.