The 5:30 Northstar has departed Target Field Station and crosses the Mississippi, headed towards Big Lake.
A BNSF freight waits at Coon Rapids to allow a Northstar passenger train to pass, reflected in the puddle from the previous night's heavy rains.
An afternoon Northstar passes over the Mississippi River with the skyline of Minneapolis visible in the background.
Commuters head home as they cross the Mississippi River just after sunset as the city comes alive with lights.
Northstar crosses over the Mississippi River, while kayakers pass enjoy a leisurely trip underneath the bridge.
As the sun began to set a sliver of light opened up, just enough to give some soft evening light to a bland scene as an outbound Northstar Commuter Train blasts by the half dozen railfans sitting ... (more)