The daily train out of Chicago for the CP to the RCP&E connection at Tracy, MN, makes its way thru downtown Rochester. Here the train crosses the Zumbro River on the south end of Silver Lake. With... (more)
A Pair of extremely rare SOO Line SD60's are lashed up on empty train #633 on a sunny Sunday afternoon
CP 6242 and company pass by Rochester Public Utilities as they cross over the Zumbro River in Rochester, MN. This would be my last photo of this short morning chase. These repainted units are pr... (more)
Built in 1967 for the Milwaukee Road, this Soo bandit is still seen some 40 years later passing in front of the Associated Milk Producers Inc. plant in Rochester, MN along the former CGW right of ... (more)
A DM&E mixed freight roars by a small Minnesota farm as it heads east towards Winona. These horses seem to be well accustomed to the passing trains seeing as they never even bothered to lift thei... (more)
Good Morning Rochester Local...DME 3834 "City of Wessington" sits by the DME bulletin office in Rochester, MN a day after switching McNelius in Dodge Center and sorting coil cars in Kasson.
Having struck out the three previous days I was pleased to see this trio of SD40-2's leading an ethanol consist on my last day home for Christmas. Funny thing is, it was my mom who heard the horn... (more)
CP #5920 is caught just west of Downtown Rochester, MN. Despite the cold, the 2nd unit has its 'AC' on, although the cab is unoccupied. A paper trail, stuck to the 2nd unit's lead truck suggests... (more)
Shot from the nearby Civic Center Drive Bridge, an eastbound CP rolls across the Zumbro River on former DM&E trackage, past the RPU coal-fired power plant on its way to Winona, MN. Interestingly,... (more)
What used to be ICE/DME train M-CCHU, now runs the CP from Chicago to the DME connection at Minnesota City, MN and then west to Huron, SD. CP power is now always in charge of M-MNHU and its count... (more)
The wayfreight crosses Civic Center Drive and heads down the ex-CGW branch to deliver cars to Seneca Foods.