An eastbound manifest on BNSF's Morris Subdivision passes thru Donnelly MN.
After meeting one at Norcross, coal empties from northern Minnesota cruise into Donnelly on a brisk Thanksgiving morning. The air temperature was -13, but luckily there was no wind.
An empty unit tank train sweeps through a big curve west of Donnelly behind some visiting power. I think this is the first time that I've caught a solid Union Pacific consist on the Morris Sub.
It's all BNSF orange on a sweeping curve between Herman and Donnelly. I'm on a bit of a telegraph pole kick lately I guess, so I'm happy they were still standing out here.
It was a very nice treat to find a pair of warbonnets heading west through the prairie grass with this rerouted priority intermodal train for the west coast. The engineer had just throttled up af... (more)
Grain empties for Clarkfield, MN snake through the sweeping S curve between Herman and Donnelly.
It hasn't snowed much lately, but the wind created some good size drifts overnight.
My favorite locomotive model in the BNSF fleet heads west with coal empties from Xcel Energy in the Twin Cities.
High priority merchandise from Grand Forks, ND to the Belt Railway of Chicago passes a very old, but still operational, signal.
Cruising east through the frozen prairie. It's a crisp -15 degrees this morning, and that's without the windchill...
This boring lead unit still shines nicely in the sun. High Priority Merchandise - Lincoln, NE - Dilworth, MN.
A perfect evening leads to a very nice shot of coal empties heading west with a bright newer unit in the lead.
Smoke pours out of two EMDs as they head west through central Minnesota. Empty Unit Coal - Twin Cities, MN - North Antelope Mine, WY.
A bright green John Deere STS 9650 combine is right behind the power. High Priority Merchandise - Lincoln, NE - Dilworth, MN.
Where's the rail... A unit grain train snakes it's way through western MN prairie grass.