The true heritage units of northern Minnesota.
A former ATSF GP50 leads this pair of BNSF units back toward Superior after a day's work at Rice's Point.
Meanwhile, the afternoon PRS job, led... (more)
No longer speeding along the transcon on hot intermodal trains between Chicago and the West Coast but merely coasting across the street this former Santa Fe GP50 still earns it's keep on the BNSF ... (more)
A beautiful early evening finds the 1000-foot tug/barge Presque Isle taking on a load of iron ore at CN's former DM&IR dock while a BNSF transfer rolls past headed for Superior, Wisconsin.
Far removed from the transcon, a former Santa Fe GP50 handles a short switch job past the dry dock at Fraser Shipyard. High and dry in the dock is the heavy duty tug Ken Boothe Sr.
BNSF 3181 and another GP50 bracket an H1 39-2 on the southbound local heading for Mitchell, SD. BNSF 3181 has certainly taken on a different roll in its later years. No longer speeding along on ho... (more)
Always happy to find colorful consists like this 17 years after the merger. This set of locomotives will be the power for the Sunday southbound local to Mitchell, SD.
The southbound local out of Aberdeen coasts toward Mitchell, SD.
BNSF 3181 leads a transfer into the Northtown yard with the Minneapolis Skyline as a back drop.
Shot from the base of Dayton's Bluff an ex-BN Geep 50 leads a train through St. Paul and into the yard in St. Paul.
The pair of bluebonnets currently assigned to the Drayton Local rolls past the Minn-Dak Milling elevator on the way back into Grand Forks.
After spending the night up north, a matched pair of bluebonnets eases the Drayton Local south toward the Grand Forks interlocking and the yard.
A lone GP50 waits patiently for its next assignment.
Doing what they do best, Hucher and their familiar sidebooms rerail BNSF 3181 almost as quickly as it derailed.
GE GP50 backing into the Lightcrust Flower Grainery