UP 1943 "Spirit of the Union Pacific" leads an inspection train in Mankato, Minnesota.
LOCX 1237 is a former Union Pacific EMD switch engine that was rebuilt with the "hammer head" GP9 type radiator and classified as an SW10. This unit apparently owned by Mobile Locmotive ... (more)
A pair of UP SD60's run light through Mankato to go pull tank cars from an industry on the southwest side of town.
On this empty oil train we have NS and RCP&E power with a Canadian Pacific crew on CP's former DM&E, ex C&NW Huron line on the outskirts of Mankato, MN. If that's not a mouthful, he's about to ent... (more)
DME grain train climbing eastbound out of Mankato
The St. James local heads out of Mankato back home. Here the local works thru downtown Mankato and past the restored Mankato Depot. This depot was built in 1896, and is used for business purposes ... (more)
The Chicago, IL, to Huron, SD, freight pulls south towards the spring switch on the south side of Mankato and back to home rails. The CP operates over the UP Mankato Sub for around 6 miles to get ... (more)
CP 643 utilizes trackage rights over the UP in Mankato as they head for Aurora, SD.
A monster lashup of six EMDs are power for todays 287 as it rolls through town.
After a late start, UP 3985 is finally underway, sneaking up on a few of us at this particular location.
DME runs over the UP's Mankato Sub for 12.8 miles. Here crossing over a sag that drains down town Mankato.
A westbound DME uses UP's tracks to get thru town.
After adding manifest cars from the UP on the head end, an ethanol empty departs westward out of town.