Lincoln to Northtown freight heads east between Litchfield and Darwin.
The smoke from local grass fires creates a unique haze around this eastbound Lincoln to Northtown freight. The train is accelerating out of Atwater, MN after meeting a westbound.
A CSX GE leads this train along the BNSF Wayzata sub.
The Cargill facility in Litchfield, Mn easily towers above the EMD assigned here.
The Saint Paul turn is done interchanging with CP, UP, and MNNR. They're seen here crossing the Mississippi River via the BNSF Wayzata Sub. Just up the line they'll enter home rails at Cedar Lak... (more)
Ethonal empties are now in the hands of the TC&W as they use CP run through power across the Mississippi River in Minneapolis.
Eastbound coal loads make their way through a small curve, and back to highway 12.
MNRX 503 departs Minneapolis and crosses the Mississippi River back towards Big Lake. One of the reasons this service is in place is to help commuters avoid delays getting into Minneapolis during... (more)
On a mostly cloudy afternoon in the Twin Cities there is a short break in the clouds as BNSF 8241 moves westbound through Minnetonka shortly after departing Minneapolis.