Nabbing a suckerhole in the overcast skies of eastern Minnesota, the obviously less-than-desirable of the two motors leading H20 swings around the bend south of the Wabasha Yard.
After throwing the switch, the conductor boards and CP 4600 prepares to head east.
Westbound Patrol crosses over in front of BNSF all-rail ore train
CP 4600 heads south, towards the IHB's Norpaul Yard.
Local power sits in the yard.
Just about everything you see here is ex-Milwaukee Road--the locomotives, cars, and railroad--and CP has decorated the 3 locomotives, all GP40s, in 3 differing paint schemes. Only a railfan would... (more)
Two ex-Milwaukee Road engines await their next assignment at La Crosse.
La Crosse, WI - Portage, WI Roadswitcher. (Canon EOS20D, 400mm f/5.6L IS USM)