A doubleheaded Northstar outbound heads west past Northtown Yard.
Metro Transit's Northstar commuter trains all have the day off with the Labor Day holiday.
The second of five afternoon Northstar commuter trains races towards its final station stop of Big Lake.
The late afternoon shadows are long as the last Northstar commuter train of the day has just backed into the maintenance facility garage for servicing.
A westbound Northstar Commuter passes the hold out signal on the east side of the station.
An evening westbound Northstar stops at the Coon Rapids Station.
Northstar MP36 502 leads a outbound train into Coon Rapids.
MNRX 503 shoves an inbound train thru Coon Rapids.
MNRX 501 leads an outbound train in Elk River, MN.
MNRX 503 leads a northbound commuter train.
An afternoon Northstar races towards its destination of Big Lake.
The third one of the weekday afternoon Northstar commuters.
The second of the afternoon Northstar commuter trains makes track speed at 75MPH.
The afternoon Northstar has just left the Ramsey station and will stop at Elk River before reaching its destination of Big Lake.
Some colorful fall red oaks serve as a backdrop for the first afternoon Northstar commuter as it heads to its final destination of Big Lake.