An "in your face" shot of BNSF 2264 departing Willmar with grain empties destined for storage on the Browns Valley Sub west of Alberta, MN.
Just a few miles north of Watertown, the local finds one more plow ridge to take care of before it ties up for the night. I really liked the corn stocks, so I decided to sit among them for this o... (more)
The matched trio of GPs were working hard as they pulled 66 cars for Watertown up the hill into Stockholm.
The bi-weekly local to Watertown from Willmar makes easy work of a snow drift outside of Bellingham. RP.net contributor Jeremiah Rindahl decided to get a closer seat to the action than I did.
Four 4 axle units lead an empty grain train into Kerkhoven on a pristine early December afternoon. They'll make good time to Benson where track work will force them to pause before heading on to ... (more)
A GP38-2 strikes a nice silhouette at sunset as it pulls an empty grain train west along the Morris Sub.
After a tip from Bryant, I also decided to venture out and find this unusual quartet of EMDs on a train of grain empties for the Browns Valley Sub.
A contrast in orange and green as a BNSF GP38-2 passes the Lake Superior Railroad Museum's ex-GN diner Lake of the Isles (coming back from winter storage at Pokegama).
A newcomer to the Twin Ports, #2264 still has its class lights! Switching out the yard.
Setting sun reflection under a dark stormy sky almost at night... quite irreal a picture !
A very cool sight as the Grand Forks-Galesburg throws snow on an SD9 loading grain at the Herman Market Company.
A young railfan is thrilled as the engineer, on this light engine move, blows the horn for him as the sun gets ready to dip below the horizon. Also of interest are the two recently renumbered SD9s