Wrapping up a nice day of train chasing and playground touring with my boys, we broke out of an intense thunderstorm at Paynesville and so did this westbound CP train. The repaint on the point is... (more)
Eastbound oil loads curve through some emerging fall foliage just outside of Maple Lake.
A KCS Belle and a rebuilt SD60 make a nice sight leading a westbound manifest past the state land west of Regal.
Between Watkins and Kimball, Minnesota, the Royal Canadian Pacific heads westward into the sunset.
Pacing a fairly new KCS SD70ACe and a veteran ICE unit as they hustle eastbound grain loads along Minnesota State Highway 55 just west of Brooten.
The wayfreight out of Glenwood is returning to the yard there after spending a few hours in Brooten, giving me the chance to get a shot of this ex-Milwaukee Road GP40 leading the way. They're rou... (more)
Some wildflowers look on as a single GEVO leads a westbound toward Glenwood. Seeing so many GE's leading trains through here makes you look for little variations among them such as the mismatched... (more)
A westbound empty oil train passes a cornfield by the tiny town of Georgeville just east of Murray siding.
Some visiting thoroughbreds charge up the hill out of Eden Valley on another pleasant summer morning in central Minnesota.
A single NS unit leads an empty oil train toward Glenwood as the sun peeks through some clouds and storms continue to move to the east.
A repainted AC4400CW and a blue and yellow SD40-2 lead an eastbound through Brooten on a nice summer morning.
A single SD40-2 leads an empty frac sand train east through Belgrade at sunset on a beautiful summer evening.
A westbound CP train roars by an antique Case tractor in Brooten. A local resident has parked it here in preparation for the antique car and tractor show that will take place the following mornin... (more)
A westbound at one of my favorite spots along the Paynesville Sub, even with the foliage a little out of control.
The daily Vancouver to Chicago hotshot hustles through Belgrade on a mild but hazy summer morning.