Highball!: After undoubtedly getting a diverging clear at Coon Creek, Ed cracks the throttle on UP 4014 for the last 20 or so miles to the Twin Cities. The train is coming off the BNSF Hink... (more)
Northstar MP36 502 leads a outbound train into Coon Rapids.
MNRX 503 shoves an inbound train thru Coon Rapids.
MNRX 503 leads a northbound commuter train.
A trio of former Burlington Northern SD40-2's lead the daily Grand Forks, ND to Northtown, MN mixed freight past Coon Creek in Coon Rapids, MN.
A BNSF freight waits at Coon Rapids to allow a Northstar passenger train to pass, reflected in the puddle from the previous night's heavy rains.
A pair of BN SD60Ms head north through Coon Rapids, where they take the cutoff for the Hinckley Sub.
A Pair of Geeps in Ex BN and Ex ATSF Paint Lead a Local on the Staples Sub Bound for Northtown Yard.
One doesn't expect to see Canadian National on the BNSF Staples sub, but any train is a welcome sight through the eyes of a child.
Running over six hours late, today's Empire Builder needed a little help from a BNSF companion after it ran into some power trouble out west.
A wonderful surprise is in charge of the Empire Builder as it heads east through the new Northstar Rail station.
Hustling its way toward Minneapolis the SP 4449 takes a string of passenger cars east under ominous looking skies that plagued the area most of the afternoon.
The H-Northtown-Pasco get a roll-by just west of Coon Creek Jct. in Coon Rapids. GP38 2133 leads the way; it unusual to see this remote control equipped unit on the point of this through train.
A trio of GEs lead today's Empire Builder elephant style as they head for St. Paul.
C&IM 61 and ex-GN U28Bs 5462 and 5463 lead westbound BN hotshot No. 23 - Chicago-Seattle COFC/TOFC train. These units ran all the way through to Seattle. C&IM units were operating on the BN out o... (more)