Interesting assortment of laid-up power includes the one-of-a-kind MPEX (DME) 5000.
A couple big GE's normally assigned to limestone trains switch empties and loads at the propane industry alongside Proctor yard.
It's always a treat to see an RCPE train west of Tracy in good light. With a grain shuttle train tied down on the siding at Florence, the RCPE's Mankato, MN to Aurora, SD manifest is continuing we... (more)
A westbound RCPE train gets underway out of Tracy behind 7 locomotives. The last three are HLCX GP38-2's headed to Huron, SD for some work.
Coming up from Two Harbors crossing over the CN Rainy sub at Ramshaw continuing the trek north for loading at U.S. Steel Minntac.
After coming up from Two Harbors, MN to Keenan yard to pick up and drop off cars, CN 5337 takes some freight back with them as the go back to Two Harbors stopping at Wales along the way.
It's 100 degrees outside as H42 departs St Paul Yard for Humboldt with a former Milwaukee Road GP40 leading. CP only had two of these ex Milwaukee GP40s rebuilt into GP40-3s.
Two years to the date from its last appearance, almost, refurbished 32A stands at St Paul Union Depot. This is one of the road numbers it wore during its early career, but the paint was done to m... (more)
TCWR 2014 leads the fleet that Friends of the 261 had on display for Train Days at Union Depot in St. Paul.
Recently acquired E9A of MILW lineage will join The Friends of the 261's fleet.
AMTK 179 leads the eastbound Empire Builder by Minneapolis and the Gopher's Siebert Field. Two private cars are on the end, the Warren R. Henry Dome/Observation and Evelyn Henry Sleeper.
The Warren R. Henry Dome/Observation car brings up the rear of the eastbound Empire Builder.
The return of "Big Boy" #4014 from Duluth.
Almost to Glenwood yard, this CSX powered unit train is wasting no time getting there.
A pair of CSX AC44s power a unit train on the Paynesville Sub, about to duck under the highway 55 overpass in Belgrade.