Trio of SD40-2s, including a newly painted leader taking the Mankato MN to Huron SD manifest through the New Ulm yard.
Mankato to Huron manifest at New Ulm yard
On the CP side of things, train 470 has been a pretty reliable catch east of Tracy in the early afternoon. Today's version had a good looking set of four RCPE SD40-2s, seen crossing the Cottonwoo... (more)
An eastbound train with RCPE power slips through New Ulm, passing alongside a bike trail and a public works building. They've clearly been doing some tree trimming in town. The extra elevation w... (more)
Eastbound DME train changing crews New Ulm, IA
The Huron, SD, to Clearing Yard in Chicago, IL, manifest train 470 blast out of New Ulm after working there. Here the train passes over the Cottonwood River on the south side.
DM&E 3830 and SOO 4401 await their next assignment while sitting in the small yard at New Ulm MN.
The lease power has added a lot of variety and color to the CP, especially on the former DM&E.
The daily 277 train struggles up and out of New Ulm, Minnesota. The four SD40-2's made quite a racket while doing their job. Here they are running through an intersection near the 3M Plant.
Faded ex-Soo Line unit, Farmers Co-Op of Hanska GP9 #123, sits next to the elevator in New Ulm.
Faded and rusty, this former Soo Line GP9 sits outside of the Farmers Co-Op of Hanska. Not in frame 124's partner in crime, IMRL 123 is being serviced, most likely in anticipation of the upcoming... (more)
C&NW SD40-2s 6872 and 6895 awaiting work at New Ulm, MN in 1988.
A DM&E train bound for Chicago passes a nicely restored depot, which is now earning a living as a section house for MOW employees.