With a rare visitor up front, CP 298 is rolling down the siding track at Donehower to meet one. You can see the conductor in the nose window, ready to toss a water bottle out the door.
An empty potash train rolls thru Donehower on the main enroute back towards Chicago. With the CP change in management, I have noticed the CP US lines have been seeing alot more run thru foreign po... (more)
What else could be asked for today? Clear skies, good power, and a relaxing day along the river allowed me to take a break from college life on this lovely November 25th day.
The cab in the lead unit was full as the Empire Builder heads for its next stop in Winona. They lost a bit of time at River Junction as the dispatcher had no choice other than to run them through... (more)
A bandit sandwhiched between two flares. Not too bad for the St. Paul - La Crosse local.
Even though the paint job leaves a lot to be desired, I couldn't resist shooting a train with EMDs leading.
CP 199 is hot out of River Junction as it heads towards Homer and a meet with Amtrak's Empire Builder. Lead unit 9678, from the CP's second order of AC4400s, is looking a little long in the tooth... (more)
CP never fails to amaze me! On a spectacular June evening, a 7,900 foot #5-299 races up the River Sub behind Soo 6033 and 6034.
Rolling right along the bank of the mighty Mississippi, train #277 motors westward into the evening sun behind IC&E 6449, DM&E 6080, and StL&H 5593.
DME train 171 heads north towards its final destination of St. Paul, MN.
Friends of the 261 Fall Colors Excursion heads down the CP River Subdivision. Very few railfans out chasing this train today, which was suprising even though the 261 was not leading. Notice the ... (more)
A nice array of engines for CP train 499 as it heads north along the Mississippi River.