On a brutally cold and windy March afternoon, CP 645 slithers its way into Maple Lake with a KCS SD70MAC on point. With the merger imminent, it's almost hard to believe this will be considered &qu... (more)
Train 243 heads through the sweeping curves at Maple Lake, with a big red ACU on the point.
A sand train with CSX power snakes its way into Maple Lake on the Paynesville Sub on this fabulous February afternoon.
The Canadian Pacific OCS rounds the curve into Maple Lake on a perfect fall evening on the Paynesville Sub. Doesn't get much better than F units in evening light.
CP 244 heads east past the old Cenex elevator in Maple Lake. It's a bit tricky to shoot this structure, with only a short timeframe in summer when this side is shootable in sun. With the heritage ... (more)
CP 299 makes a somewhat rare daylight appearance on the Paynesville Sub in Maple Lake in some nice evening light.
After going in the siding in Loretto for 198, this train had the all clear to Glenwood once it got rolling. Here the train heads through the S curve at Maple Lake, with locomotives from both Pacif... (more)
A heritage ACU is the sole power on this empty potash train heading to points out west. It was nice to finally get one of these leading in sunlight!
An empty oil train interchanged from the KCS in Kansas City heads west into Maple Lake with a pair of GEVOs from CP and BNSF on point. A KCS ACe was DPUing. The final destination of this train wou... (more)
CP 4107 rounds the curve at Maple Lake. The RCP was in the Twin Cities for the 2016 Ryder Cup Golf Tournament at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, MN.
A veteran BC Rail barn is on point of oil loads heading east to Chicago on the CP Paynesville Sub.
A trio of AC44s from CP and CSX head west through a sag on the Paynesville Sub pulling empty phosphate cars west to Glenwood and beyond.
The Struggle is Real: A grain extra out of St. Paul comes as a surprise when it shows up with 103 mtys and just a pair of geeps. Don't see that much anymore! Here they round the curve at MP... (more)
SOO #2010 ex Milw Road heads up the local past Maple Lake
East Bound CP Rail stack train heads past the farm lands at Maple Lake with CP Rail #8533 as the sole power.