As evening shadows lengthen, three blue and yellow locomotives sweep around a curve west of Belgrade with train 499.
After meeting 496 at Paynesville, 499 is back on the move behind a very nice matched set of power.
A matched set of blue and yellow SD40-2's leads the 499 across Minnesota on a gorgeous fall day.
Bathed in sweet evening light, train 499 rolls on toward Glenwood.
A trio of blue and yellow locomotives cast a reflection in a small creek as they approach Paynesville, MN.
Train 487 was parked on the old siding at River Junction waiting on a crew to take it north. The La Crosse CP Roadswitch crew climbed on board in the late afternoon and took the train north towar... (more)
Brakes set and coming to a stop for a change of crews.
A sweeping curve, Great sun, Great power and 4 Blues are hard to get on the Iowa Northern. A fairbank to Nora Springs Ethanal train will be interchanged to the DME for its run east.
Iowa Northern North job has 4 DME SD's on a Ethanal train. They have 43 miles or so till home rail at Nora Springs Jct.
With their work in Milwaukee complete. A trio of SD40-2's slowly begin to accelerate westward with their train in tow. Thanks to the recent rains the Menomonee River is double its usual size.
Passing a side track that has drifted in cars and if the cars wore not there you would not know their track there.
Just trying to get home after not running trains for 4 days WSL is punching wholes in the drifts on its way to Mason City.
A plow extra heads east on the Sheldon Sub clearing out any remaining drifts from this weeks storm.
Work train passing wind cut snow, You would not have wanted to be at here 48 hours before, Roads closed and 0 visibility.
CP 273 heads west past MP 41 as it heads over the UP Belvidere Sub.