There's not much else that tops fresh tree flocking in the north woods of Minnesota. Loads for Two Harbors blast through Fairbanks as they head south.
Commuters head home as they cross the Mississippi River just after sunset as the city comes alive with lights.
A long train of high wide loads crosses the frozen Nemadji River as it heads south for the cities and points west.
Train crews aren't the only ones who have to deal with mother natures dealings. After a storm dropped fresh snow, a Minnesota Commercial crew is hard at it at St. Anthony clearing snows from the s... (more)
Happy New Years! Rapids Local thunders through fresh powder onto the the New Year! Hopefully the crew will be home before that though!
There's no mistaking those bodies...
What a chase...with a third orange motor hidden, taconite loads for Proctor hammer through Saginaw on a gorgeous winter day. Should be maroon, but a trio of former sister road B&LE motors is hard ... (more)
Some surveyors keep a close eye on this train as it climbs the new double track on Steelton Hill. The main adjacent to the train is brand newly in service, I think less than 5 days at this point.
A new CN GE is howling in dynamics as it brings a heavy train down the new grade on Steelton Hill. This was a massive engineering project turning a former 3 train a week DM&IR branchline into a 3 ... (more)
LBFRC winds along the main road only minutes from the RCP&E's medium sized yard at Rapid City.
It appears the crew came upon a derail that wasn't reset right and stopped to secure it. Here the engineer locks it in position while the conductor offers his two cents.
LBFRC is again climbing a steep grade as they are only a few miles out of Rapid City.
LBFRC is cruising just a few miles out of Belle Fourche as they climb one of the many hills on this scenic route.
Feeling the loads here, the engineer has his units pegged as they climb over the hill and under I90.
LBFRC winds around a curve after some switching in Sturgis. This spot was opened up by construction from a Ford dealership that went in this year.