Almost to Glenwood yard, this CSX powered unit train is wasting no time getting there.
A couple miles out of Glenwood, the "Royal Canadian Pacific" heads west on the Elbow Lake Sub back home to Calgary. The swamp in the foreground provided a bit of a reflection.
After a brief stop to throw the switch, freshly rebuilt 8172 heads onto the Detroit Lakes Sub. You could almost smell the paint on this unit.
Fresh from a new rebuild, this AC44 is on point of an empty departing Glenwood yard for a trip up the Detroit Lakes Sub.
Train 298 has a few special guests tagging along. Once stored in Canada, two SD40-2F's and a regular SD40-2 take one last trip. Word is these are headed for the scrapper in Chicago. In todays cons... (more)
Fall colors are in full swing in Minnesota as the CP's Ryder Cub special begins its trek back to Canada. Here, passing through the countryside between Glenwood and Lowry, MN
A pair of classic Soo Line GP38-2s bask in spring sunshine at Glenwood Yard back in 2012.
As the November sun starts to sag, a trio of Electro Motive locomotives charge west out of Glenwood with train 499.
A KCS ACe and 70MAC run the last 100 feet of their trip on the Detroit Lakes sub. In tow is LSRX 3617 SD45.
The new CTC from Glenwood to Hoffman has been turned on. There are still a few kinks to work out, though, as a westbound empty oil train tries to depart Glenwood for the Elbow Lake Sub. They hav... (more)
With the trailing DPU now clear of Glenwood east, engineer Justice adds full throttle as 198 enters 60mph track east of Glenwood.
From moving freight through the Windy City to loading grain cars on the prairie in Hoffman, Minnesota, now it's almost the end for this former Belt Railway of Chicago GP10. The scrap pile awaits.
I keep thinking I'll never get the chance to get a shot of a SOO SD60 leading a train again, but I was proven wrong once again as the 6024 showed up as the sole unit for this westbound.
Looking more like the 1990s than 2012, four SD40-2s blast through the sag east of Glenwood with an eastbound train.
The wayfreight out of Glenwood is returning to the yard there after spending a few hours in Brooten, giving me the chance to get a shot of this ex-Milwaukee Road GP40 leading the way. They're rou... (more)