United Farmers Co-op unit sits on the house track.
It's a busy morning in Murdock as grain loads prepare to leave the elevator and a track worker checks on the electric lock switch.
Heat and exhaust from eastbound grain empties blurs the large grain elevator in downtown Murdock, MN
Grain loads heading for Interbay, WA split a pair of crossbucks just east of Murdock.
BNSF 4907 shoves a unit train west past the signal at Murdock
Except for 4 hoppers, this train is entirely CSX equipment. Just off the Appleton Sub and passing through Murdock, Mn.
Easily the worst looking BNSF unit I've seen tugs hard on 110 grain loads heading for the port of Duluth, MN.
A rare find in snowy Minnesota is this Ferromex GEVO owned by Ferrocarril Mexicano which is leading grain empties for Ruthton, MN.
The overnight snow is dusted off by the eastbound Watertown, SD local as it crusies east behind two trains for Willmar.
Still no snow in central MN as this priority merchandise train from Pasco, WA heads for the twin cities.
Heading east for Willmar on a cool frosty morning.
Back on the move westbound with one working locomotive. High Priority Merchandise - Northtown, MN - Laurel, MT.
Rounding the curve after meeting another grain train at Kerkhoven. Loaded Unit Grain - Parker, SD - Tacoma, WA.
Heading for South Dakota are three GPs just out of Willmar. This local operates overnight and returns to Willmar in the early morning hours.