After having finally left Murray siding, 148 heads east through the tiny town of Regal late in the evening.
Here we caught up to the train west of the small town of Regal, at a spot where we get a nice view of the train for several miles out. While the Paynesville Sub gets lots of foreign power, seeing ... (more)
An angle I've wanted to try for a while at Regal and an eastbound on a sunny fall afternoon provided a good opportunity.
Wrapping up a nice day of train chasing and playground touring with my boys, we broke out of an intense thunderstorm at Paynesville and so did this westbound CP train. The repaint on the point is... (more)
A KCS Belle and a rebuilt SD60 make a nice sight leading a westbound manifest past the state land west of Regal.
CP 9134 makes just its 2nd trip through the United States since its been made compliant for US travel. By the end of the day, they'll have set out all their cars along the Detroit Lakes Sub.
A great early Christmas present, this is the first KCS "Southern Belle" unit I've had the chance to photograph along here. A couple of NS GEs trail on a short grain train as they roll through the... (more)
The golden glow of this November sunrise is deceiving since it was plenty cold as this westbound slowed to meet a train a few miles ahead at Murray Siding.
I finally caught a pair of CP's recently repainted AC4400CW's together on a train. They're slowly crawling across the bridge over the frozen North Fork of the Crow River a few miles west of Regal... (more)
An eastbound manifest with stacks on the head end rushes through Regal on a pleasant fall day. Even with the horn blaring for the lone crossing in this tiny town, the sheep grazing nearby don't t... (more)
The sun is nearing the horizon as the sound of EMD prime movers fills the air and two SD40-2s lay down a smoke screen on their way to a meet at Murray.
An eastbound grain train with Norfolk Southern power hurries out of a glorious summer sunset between Belgrade and Regal on the Canadian Pacific's former Soo Line mainline west of Minneapolis.
A newer GEVO and an aging SD40-2 team up on a manifest across Minnesota, seen crossing the North Fork of the Crow River a few miles west of Regal.
Not long after sunrise, a westbound hurries through Regal on another sub zero early spring morning in west central Minnesota.
Another fine summer evening ends with a train at sunset...just the way I like it.