CP 7309 and 5103 roll south with a short train of tank cars, while a set of BNSF locomotives idle behind the bushes on a spur, ready to jump out and surprise passing trains.
CP 3GPS departs St. Paul with another load of Dresser Trap Rock ballast destined for a major undercutting project on the Marquette Sub in Iowa.
TCWR #2301 and 4 other sisters idle away as a BNSF intermodal glides past on Main 1.
Tacoma, WA - Chicago Logistics Park, IL stacks fly through Newport, MN ; KCS SD70ACe 4066 is shoving on the rear
The TCWR move shoves down towards Pigs Eye yard with TCWR 2016, 4302, 2010, 2301 for power with 21 cars
The Great Pumpkin backs the BN-CP Transfer through the interlocking at Redrock and into the CP's St. Paul Yard.
A CP crew watches the eastbound Empire Builder as it rolls through the interlocking at Redrock about 3.5 hours late on a gorgeous October morning.
A Milwaukee Road F7A leads two passenger units, a FP7 and a FP45, on a southbound freight at Newport Tower in the early 1970s. R.T. Steinbrenner Photo
A BN or early Amtrak Empire Builder knocks down a semaphore as it approaches Newport Tower, just southeast of St. Paul on its way to Chicago. Newport Tower has been preserved, but move from its o... (more)
The first one and the only one. BN 8002 departs the Twin Cites for a trip along the Mississippi River in November of 1988. 8002 was the first unit to wear the Tiger Stripe scheme. It was also the ... (more)
A single CP ES44AC leads a manifest towards Newport. A few minutes later, this train would back into Pig's Eye Yard in St. Paul.
The Empire Builder at Red Rock with Heritage engine 145 on the point and the Milwaukee Road Super Dome operated by Railroading Heritage of Midwest America (RHMA) bringing up the rear.
CP 9784 leads an Eastbound Manifest to a stop in Newport so it can back into CP's St. Paul yard.
Amtrak 8 heads East as it hauls through Newport. Today's train has 2 Sightseer Lounge cars, one on the rear being hauled to Chicago for repairs after having an electrical fire last Friday on 7 and... (more)
CP 8889 leads a Grain Train Eastbound through Newport. CP likes to run these 1x1 with another unit in the middle of the train.