Taken from the shoulder of US HWY 2 near Bemidji.
Obviously not the power of choice for on the point... a very crusty faded POSUM.
Waiting in the Cass Lake yard with the Cass Lake Water tower high above, this coal empty will have several more hours to wait for a crew to take them west. The temperature would fall to -34 in th... (more)
A KCS Unit in the middle of the consist adds a little different color to this Westbound coal empties.
That broom has sure been getting used quite a bit this December with quite a bit of snow falling on three significant winter storms. Some of us needed to work on Christmas Eve, and I shot this on... (more)
What a work of art... Greetings from tropical Cass Lake! The other side of this car is equally as impressive. Click on the locomotive number field to see the other side of this car. more)
It is an all out blizzard as a coal empties departs Midwest Energy and rattles across the diamond at LST&T Junction.
A sad reminder to Look! Listen! Live! The BNSF 9142 gets some emergency repairs after it struck a SUV a few hours earlier. The accident killed all the vehicle's occupants instant... (more)
This empty has just emerged back into the sun after passing through some thunderstorms. The two fisherman don't even notice the thunder created by the two EMD products.
Coal loads that were blocking this coal empty moved out just in time to take in the sweet evening light. The vehicle that appears to be going right into the train is actually crossing on highway ... (more)
In a scene that is played out time after time on the busy Staples Sub in Western Minnesota, a BNSF coal empty rolls west as the pipeline of coal continues to flow east. The second and third units... (more)
Headed back for another load of Powder River gold..
Empty hoppers cross the Missouri River into Plattesmouth, Nebraska.
An empty coal train works towards the Brainerd Sub in light snow after meeting a Minot-Superior train.
Coal Empties headed West for another load.