After singlehandedly bringing in the eastbound, TC&W 2004 interchanges power with the westbound and becomes the westbound lead.
Slowly creeping towards Pig's Eye Yard a mix of power leads today's St. Paul Turn.
TCWR's new GP39-2's are notched out as they try to gain speed towards downtown Saint Paul. The CP has been storing cars in the siding to the right for sometime now.
TC&W's recently acquired GP39-2's make a set out at Western Avenue for the UP. The units are ex. Kennecott Copper units. Notice the high fuel tank and chopped cab.
TCWR 302 and RRVW 4106 sit on a siding on the east side of Glencoe, MN near the Twin Cities & Western Shops.
The daily TC&W St. Paul Turn exits CP trackage and enters the Minnesota Commercial's yard limits where they'll make a pick up and continue on to Hopkins.
TCWR 302 and RRVW 4106 sit on a siding in Glencoe, MN on a cold and quiet afternoon. At this point, the temperature was close to -20.
This GP30C was struggling with a heavy train as they approached the ethanol plant in Winthrop, running long hood forward.
These birds are so annoying. Four units head into Pigs Eye to interchange with CP.
After interchanging with CP, the TCW heads west bound for Hopkins.
On it's way up Shortline Hill, the STP Turn stalled and had to get a push from a CP AC44CW. Here it is finally cresting the summit.
The Saint Paul Turn makes an extremely rare appearance on the BNSF's Saint Paul Sub. This train usually takes a route using the BNSF's Midway and CP's Merriam Park Subs.
Three CAT's and a GP39 leaser head through St. Louis Park bound for Hopkins and a crew change.
Twin Citiy pair in the roads nice University of Minnesota colors, looking nice in the morning sun.