Westbound CP manifest on the scenic and busy River Sub at Dresbach along the mighty Mississippi
Amtrak #8, The Empire Builder, runs the more scenic west side of the Mississippi on former Milwaukee Road rails.
A pair of SD40-2's, the CP 5872 and DM&E 6366 head towards La Crosse with a local freight.
Another old mixed lashup of locomotives leads CP train H20 eastbound through Dresbach
Too bad the second unit wasn't in the lead but at least both are fairly clean. Dresbach, MN on Sunday February 23rd, 2014.
Ballast train from Dresser, WI eases down the new siding towards River Junction Yard. The crew would roll through the yard until told at the last minute they had a pick-up which they were less th... (more)
It is getting harder to find all blue and gold engine consists thee days................ but four is a jackpot!
The local freight between St. Paul, MN, and La Crosse, WI, is about to River Jct. West, as they turn the last few miles into La Crosse. This job works along the River Sub in towns like Red Wing, L... (more)
A pair of ex-BN SD70MACs head south along the Mississippi River Valley with a coal train for Portage, WI
One day after leading the Friends of the 261 fall color excursion, AMTK 156 leads the eastbound Empire Builder through the brilliant color along the Mississippi at Dresbach.
The first 805 of the new year heads north (RR West) on the CP River Subdivision after working in the LaCrescent, MN Yard.
While there have been rough trips for the Empire Builder this winter including annulled trains, the cold isn't bothering #8 this morning. 201 east glides through River Jct. meeting a westbound IC&... (more)
During the last light of day, the westbound Empire Builder leaves the shadows at M.P. 288 and enters the CP River Subdivision.