The first of a parade of unit coal trains grinds up the hill between Creston and Malta, the former being the highest point on the Overland Route in the Land of Lincoln.
Six locos are needed for a heavy potash train at Hines, there are two helper locos pushing on the rear. The helper locos were added at South Itasca and dropped at Hawthorne.
A CN ore train crosses Crawford Creek on a large trestle at Ambridge, just south of Superior.
The Proctor Road Switch glides across the Keene Creek trestle in West Duluth.
12,000 hp. muscle a long freight up Wall Hill, east of Wasta.
An hour west of Wall, or 10 miles, MHURC ducks under the I90 overpass at Wasta.
16 axles drag a long freight up Wall Hill, the ruling grade on DME's west end.
MNPSS slows for a 10 mph order due to spring rains.
1982, UP's MP heritage unit, leads MKCCP on its first trip to Minnesota.
A pair of UP C44ACs in between jobs at the Weston Power Plant.
Amtrak #8, the Empire Builder, blows by Canadian Pacific #589, parked in the Frontenac siding, at about 65 mph.
Tv 1/400, F 8.0, ISO 100, 67.2 mm
Tv 1/320, F 8.0, ISO 100, 43.2 mm
Tv 1/320, F 7.1, ISO 100, 56.0 mm
Tv 1/320, F 11.0, ISO 200, 112.0 mm