The BNSF local between Butte and Garrison was doing it's switching interchange cars with the MRL at Garrison.
Two Geeps switch the west end of Willmar Yard on a nice warm fall afternoon. Note: I was standing on a public grade crossing with the gates up and the train moving away from me.
With another freight not far behind and two freights plus maintenance crews waiting ahead, the South Local rushes toward F.O. Switch to clear the main.
The eastbound M-NTWNOY waits in the Fisher siding on the right as the Cass Lake local rockets westward through town.
Ramming Speed!!! - That's what I heard over the radio, and the chase was on. Road and weather conditions allowed for this pace shot just before "Stop Stop Stop" was heard. Apparently the Snowplow ... (more)