An eastbound Q train races the Z-SBDALT9 up Cajon Pass in the mid morning.
BNSF 8140 an ex-BN SD60M leads the Q380 east on track 2 on its way into Selkirk.
The Rock Train waits for another westbound(geographically east) before they can make their shove move to Rio.
A Northern Lines Railway employee helps prepare a train of rock for departure, having just finished loading it at the quarry in Waite Park. Power on this day was provided by two BNSF SD60M's.
Seen from the Division Street overpass in Waite Park, two recently re-activated SD60M's pull away from the Martin Marietta Aggregates quarry with a train of crushed granite.
A pair of reactivated SD60Ms lead this rock train through Waite Park and back to the yard in St. Cloud, where the BNSF will handle the loads from there. This train is currently being handled by No... (more)
After arriving the night before, this train has been loaded with rock from the quarry at Waite Park, and is now ready to back out of the siding, get weighed, and proceed down the main (foreground)... (more)
Its rare enough to catch a train on this former BN line, but even more so to catch a pair of recently reactivated SD60M's. There are only a handful of 60M's that are back in service. The train i... (more)