In the namesake town of the subdivision, the train slowly moves through Elbow Lake past the large elevator complex. This would be my final shot before calling it a day, what a chase!
CP 1401 continues west on the Elbow Lake Sub nearing Barrett.
The business train heads over the former Soo Line trestle in Hoffman. The Soo Line lettering is still noticeable if you look close enough, although quite faded.
The classic F units look right at home passing this old elevator on the Elbow Lake Sub in the tiny town of Farwell.
A couple miles out of Glenwood, the "Royal Canadian Pacific" heads west on the Elbow Lake Sub back home to Calgary. The swamp in the foreground provided a bit of a reflection.
Hotshot intermodal CP 198 heads over the impressive Chippewa River trestle in Hoffman.
Fresh from rebuild, a trio of CP's AC4400CWM's hustle 100 sand loads westbound at Elbow Lake. Shoving on the rear, is another like locomotive, also on its maiden voyage.
Fall colors are in full swing in Minnesota as the CP's Ryder Cub special begins its trek back to Canada. Here, passing through the countryside between Glenwood and Lowry, MN
As the November sun starts to sag, a trio of Electro Motive locomotives charge west out of Glenwood with train 499.
Not a hint of wind on the Pomme de Terre River this morning as 292 bangs over the bridge east of Barrett. (photo taken with a remote shutter release as I protected myself under the bridge)
A head on look at a big Union Pacific SD70ACe as it charges west near Lowry with a long train of wind turbine blades.
CP has spent millions on its track west of Glenwood in an effort to handle Bakken oil more fluidly. Upgrades include CTC between Glenwood and Portal. CP is also elevating curves (as seen here) in ... (more)
After being handed off to the CP in St. Paul, MN, windmill blades make their way west through western Minnesota.
A rail grinder in transit over CP crosses a rural overpass east of Nashua, MN. This photo was taken from the opposite side of the tracks from Railroad: LoramLocomotive: Rail GrinderLocation: Nashua, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: LMIX 3404Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: August 14, 2015
After some brief work in Wyndmere, the Hankinson switch job returns to its home over the Wild Rice River east of Mantador.