A unit windmill train passes thru Clara City on BNSF Marshall Sub.
Driving home through the fog last night, I hoped there would be some frost this morning. I wasn't disappointed, and the BNSF obliged with a few trains on the Marshall Sub. First was this grain t... (more)
Snow and frost make the prairie of west central Minnesota look barren but beautiful. A pair of BNSF GE's provide a bit of color as they accelerate out of Clara City toward Willmar with manifest t... (more)
A manifest slowly rolls south through Clara City as a grain train and its power sit idle on a warm Saturday afternoon.
Coal loads accelerate out of the siding at Clara City after a three way meet.
An empty grain train passes by one of the many flags waving around downtown Clara City. This train was actually a rare BNSF one-unit wonder; the DPU that the train was supposed to have on the rear... (more)
The M-DILLIN-18 meets the Hanley Falls local
A loaded unit coal powers up after meeting a grain empty at Clara City. The second unit was BNSF 9371, it will be dropped off in Willmar.
A unit train of ethanol empties (left) with one hopper car as a buffer sits between the switches as BNSF's Willmar-Dawson turn passes.