The Chicago Intermodal, IL - Prince Rupert Fairview, BC stacker heads through Virginia with 156 platforms
A Roseport, MN to Thunder Bay, Ontario coke train struggles up the grade leading to the crest of the Laurentian Divide north of Virginia, MN along the CN Rainy sub.
A mixed freight passing through Virginia, MN while heading north on the CN Rainy Sub with a climb up and over the Laurentian Divide coming up shortly then it's on to the border at Rainer, MN in a ... (more)
CN ES44DCs 2272 and 2301 lead 121 sand empties down the main at Virginia.
The morning sun greets loaded limestone train U719 as it heads north on the main at Virginia.
A trio of SDs lead a loaded limestone train towards Minorca, coasting down the main track at Virginia.
CSXT SD70MAC 4565, ES40DC 5358 and PRLX AC6000CW 644 head south on CN's Rainy Sub with an empty coke train (filled out with CN junk). This train is destined for the UP in Superior, WI.
A long container train with a GECX leader races north on the CN Rainy Sub for Canada passing another train with a GECX leader that's been tied down for several days on the siding.
Just a few minutes from sunset finds a couple trains tied down in the CN yard at Virginia, MN. Both will spend the night here before moving on.
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Tied down in the yard awaiting a crew.
Sitting and staring at the red signals on a Saturday night.
It's longest day of the year and the CN yard at Virginia is full of ballast trains in a variety of lengths and car types. The cars are all loaded at the near-by Prindle pit siding where they crush... (more)
A Herzog ballast train is tied down in the yard at Virginia, MN as the blue hour gives way to night and the storms moving in.
Due to a broken knuckle experienced down near the Twin Ports, CSX 3469 with it's Roseport coke loads in tow ply the rails thru Virginia, MN as the sun hits the horizon for the day.