A head on look at a big Union Pacific SD70ACe as it charges west near Lowry with a long train of wind turbine blades.
CP has spent millions on its track west of Glenwood in an effort to handle Bakken oil more fluidly. Upgrades include CTC between Glenwood and Portal. CP is also elevating curves (as seen here) in ... (more)
A westbound behind a GEVO and a GP40 still in original SOO hockey stick paint cuts through the fog just a few minutes before sunrise east of Lowry, MN.
The fresh paint on a brand new Norfolk Southern SD70ACe gleams in the sun on a clear winter afternoon in western Minnesota. It's leading crude oil empties toward North Dakota on the Canadian Paci... (more)
You wouldn't have to look too far if you wanted to find something new in this shot. NS 1128 can't be too long out of the factory, as well as the tanks. The rail was replaced last summer as part ... (more)
A mile and a half of double stack traffic from the west coast slides through the S curve on the east side of Lowry.
Four massive transformers make their way across west central Minnesota on a balmy -10 degree day.
Leaving the small town of Lowry behind, an eastbound grain train behind three former Soo Line EMDs is in the home stretch to Glenwood and the end of its run across the Elbow Lake Sub from Enderlin... (more)
An eastbound passes beneath the branches of a large tree on the west side of Lowry.
The sun isn't very far into the sky as two beavers lead eastbound train 496 around the curve just east of Lowry.
Two rebuilt SD60s, a bandit GP40, and a dual flag SD40-2 have a lengthy westbound manifest up to track speed not long after departing Glenwood Yard on a perfectly clear January afternoon.
An eastbound manifest is only a few minutes from Glenwood as it sneaks through the Minnesota prairie on the outskirts of Lowry.
Underway out of Glenwood, SOO 4417 is approaching Lowry with a westbound rail train. With a restricted speed of 30 mph, it would be a nice chase west from here.
Underway out of Glenwood and just breaking out from under a cloud, the engineer notches out his three SD40-2s to climb the slight hill toward Lowry.
A matched set of Iowa Chicago & Eastern units pull a long train of ethanol empties west out of Lowry.