The first eastbound Northstar train is already full of Twins fans heading to this afternoon's game at Target Field.
The Empire Builder slides through the S curves as the engineer keeps an eye on me.
The Empire Builder is working to make up the hour it lost overnight as it heads east for St. Paul.
The St. Cloud local heads straight for Northtown this morning as traffic was heavy behind it.
A freshly patched MAC heads east with priority merchandise for Lincoln, NE via Willmar.
EMD twins navigate the curves westbound for Hauser Yard with a long loaded vehicle train.
An old veteran heads west into the sun with double stacks for Seattle, WA.
A mixed bag of power charges west with 109 cars heading for Pasco, WA.
Stacks for St. Paul, MN head east with a foreign visitor from Mexico in second position.
A pair of dash 9s pump out some smoke as they work hard to keep their merchandise train moving east.
Double stacks for St. Paul, MN speed around a curve in the shadow of Elk River's watertower.
Today's Pasco-Northtown has an old member of the Conrail fleet in the lead as it makes track speed eastbound.
This is why I live in Minnesota! The winter sunrise sets the lead triclops aglow on an eastbound vehicle train.
A dirty warbonnet flies east with a loaded vehicle train from Tacoma, WA heading for Blue Island, IL.
An intermodal stack train from Cicero Yard in Chicago, IL passes the Elk River station sign.