It's soon after sunrise as a 70ACe and newly rebuilt GE lead an empty frac train eastward around the curve into Lake Park.
America's train cruises through the bright golden Minnesota prairie as it tries to make up time lost the day before in Washington state.
For the Empire Builder, 2017 is going out like a lion. After an engine failure prompted the addition of a BNSF SD70MAC, cold weather hampered things even further. At just over 7 hours south of on-... (more)
An empty rock train heads for Richards Spur, MN
The longest Empire Builder I've personally seen climbs through the Lake Park curves on a perfect summer morning behind four locomotives.
One of two remaining Chicago North Western GEs is in command of a loaded vehicle train for Portland, OR as it glides through Lake Park.
The first of several SD70ACe's I would catch on this afternoon, the 8435 rolls downgrade as a DPU on westbound coal empties at Lake Park. Puffy clouds like these always make for interesting shoot... (more)
Five units sweep around one of the curves between Lake Park and Hawley on a gorgeous spring evening.
An alternative view of the curves at Lake Park shows the wide open spaces of this area. A westbound intermodal train heads toward Dilworth as clouds continue to roll overhead.
Two classic BN warriors bracket a switcher as they slug it out up the grade at Lake Park. It was a sweet sight and sound on a windy and sunny fall day.
The sun is well into the sky but still casting long shadows as oil empties behind three CSX locomotives enters the curves at Lake Park.
An eastbound stack train climbs the grade at Lake Park behind two BNSF and one CSX locomotives on a very windy but sunny fall afternoon.
A mix of racks and stacks splits the signals between Dale and Lake Park behind a Citirail Gevo and a warbonnet Dash 9.
A nice mix of color leads an earthworm eastward onto the S-curve at Lake Park.
A DPU 70Mac shoves westbound coal empties around the S-curve out of Lake Park.