OVRXL, phosphate empties from Savage MN, blasts out of the unincorporated town of Hersey with a pair of recently reactivated C44-9Ws on the point. The former CNW C44-9W looked excellent in the low... (more)
MPRVP gets back up to track speed after the climb up Knapp Hill.
A standard cab SD60 and a SD9043MAC lug a 78 car MPRVP over the top of Knapp Hill.
The conductor of MPRVP (Also lead by a patched SP) gives the eastbound MSSAL a roll by at Hersey.
A patched Espee leads an eastbound manifest through a typical rural Wisconsin grade crossing.
The UP is starting to replace searchlight signals this year but for now, a searchlight protects the west end of Hersey siding.