With track improvements comes more speed. Today's West End Job does every bit of 30 MPH as it heads west with a string of 30+ hoppers bound for Milbank, SD.
A pair of CAT powered rebuilds owned by sister railroads are in charge of rock loads from LG Everist in Ortonville, Minnesota. After using trackage rights on the BNSF, they are back on home rails... (more)
The quiet small town of Milan, MN is disturbed by the roar of a couple Cat powered geeps. They are now up to 25mph as they glide past the elevator and past some parked grain cars.