As the sun begins to set, employees of North Shore Track Services put the finishing touches on new rail near Winthrop, Minnesota as they hammer rail anchors into place. This is part of a $4 millio... (more)
An ex-Dakota Rail SW1200 now serves the Heartland Corn Products ethanol facility in Winthrop. The TC&W RR provides the crew for this RCL.
Sporting a pink broom in the cab and faded Dakota Rail lettering, this remote control Rail Works/TCWR SW1200 has its work cut out for it switching out the Heartland Corn Products ethanol plant.
This former Dakota Rail/Rail Works SW1200 now has the duties of switching out the Heartland Corn Products ethanol facility at Winthrop on the Minnesota Prairie Line RR (MPLI). With no balloon tra... (more)
This former Milwaukee Road SW9 is used to switch the giant ethanol plant at Winthrop, Minnesota.
The crew on this single unit guide it backwards for tying onto the MILW 261 2016 Fall Foliage Special for pulling it east since there is no wye at Winthrop.
Milwaukee Road 261 heads WB east of Winthrop, it will make a stop in Winthrop for lunch, then will head back East to the Twin Cities pulled back by a TCW locomotive.
The 2016 Fall Foliage Special nears its destination of Winthrop. With no wye at Winthrop, a TC&W RR diesel will couple onto the rear end to pull it back east to the Twin Cities.
This GP30C was struggling with a heavy train as they approached the ethanol plant in Winthrop, running long hood forward.