After some brief work in Wyndmere, the Hankinson switch job returns to its home over the Wild Rice River east of Mantador.
A couple of ECO's back when they were almost brand are just starting their trip down the CP MN&S Spur with the back half of the train still on the Paynesville.
The crew on board CP 2215 is disrupted as the Empire Builder pulls into the Winona station and passengers invade the platform. The Winona stop is a station stop where the crew changes allowing pa... (more)
The Winona Job is working the Froedert Spur with a new CP "ECO" unit and an old SOO GP38-2. The new power is fast displacing the old Geeps.
The new GP20Cs are fast replacing the long serving Soo Line GP38s. The Winona job features one of each as it switches a large mill near downtown Winona.
The CP MN&S job passes over Minnehaha creek on its way south to Nesbitt siding in Bloomington to interchange with Progressive Rail.
The new GP20C's 2215 and 2210 lead the MN&S job through the culvert tunnel under 70th street in Edina.