Adam Farence Photo.......In the early morning fog/mist Adam's eastbound is stopped at the base of Mt.Frontenac waiting a meet with an opposing train.
We're stopped just east of Frontenac,MN. on a westbound while an eastbound Columbia coal train with all Milwaukee power approaches on its way from Montana to Portage,WI..
We're stopped just east of Frontenac,MN.waiting on an eastbound running against the current of traffic between Red Wing and Frontenac. We're on the Ford Train in the west end freight pool taking i... (more)
southbound CP train Frontenac
Onboard Amtrak No. 8, the Empire Builder and in a view from the left side of Amtrak F40PH No. 357, we meet a westbound Soo Line freight led by SD40 No. 740 at Frontenac, Minnesota, on a dreary Nov... (more)
Last light catches train 199 rolling through the sweeping curve West of Frontenac, with the white bark on the trees melting away in the exhaust waves of the GE duo.
A few minutes after leaving Red Wing, the "Baby Builder" rips through Frontenac at track speed.
Heritage unit 156 leads the "Baby Builder" (train 808) through Frontenac, Minnesota on its way to the Windy City. Due to flooding in North Dakota, Amtrak is running this four car Empire Builder b... (more)
AMTK 156 leads a "Baby Builder" down the CP River Sub. Amtrak's service has been disrupted due to flooding thus this train only runs from St. Paul to Chicago.
The Empire Builder, train #8, passes a bluff with some nice fall colors.
SOO 6060 leads train 499 towards the Twin Cities. With only five SOO SD60M, catching one in the lead is pretty lucky.
The first train of the day for me was the Empire Builder, which is making good time after its stop at Red Wing, Mn. Judging by the look of the front of the 188, it has come into contact with a fe... (more)
Stacks and racks slow for a meet with two locals at Frontenac as they continue west on the River Sub.
After meeting a short grain train, the Empire Builder is quickly back up to 70mph as it heads east for Winona.
CP 588 now with the work done in Red Wing and has some more power he's making track speed again. CP 3018 not in bad shape for being built in 1971.