MVPNP is taking the long way to North Platte via Chicago as the Mankato and Albert Lea Subs have water issues.
This may look like just another grain train, but this is on UP's Mankato Subdivision between St. Paul and Valley Park. Every so often BNSF will hand a train off to the UP for delivery to Savage, ... (more)
The UP 803 refuels before resuming switching work at the UP yard in Savage
Harvest States SW1 has a Milwaukee Road heritage: ex MLW 860, exx 954, exxx 960, nee MLW 1610.
Bunge Grain SW8 has a Norfolk & Western heritage-- ex NW 3727, 3127; ex Wabash 127.
SD24m #6636 in full operation life safer livery and GP38-2 #4709 perform yard switching duties.
Entering the mainline after depositing grain at some riverside elevators.