Low sunlight makes a pair of EMDs look even better as they bring a short string of two bay covered hoppers west between Georgeville and Murray.
The color of this CP GP40 matches nicely with the fleet of Great Lakes Towing tugs in the distance.
CP job switches Duluth's Port Terminal on a beautiful evening.
The Detroit Lakes subdivision wayfreight gets underway through Thief River Falls crossing Nora St. with a single ballast hopper and two grain hoppers.
Ready and waiting...the Trail Turn bound for the Strata Corporation pit in Trail, Minnesota requires a crew and the Detroit Lakes Sub clear of train #291, both of which occurred within 15 minutes ... (more)
A ballast train headed for the sledding project on the west end of the New Town Sub passes the new siding at Max. All of the rock used for the project has come from the pit at Dresser, WI.
Station sign Thief River Falls...pretty anti-climactic...two GP40's sit in the yard as local power on a quiet Easter 2011 weekend. Along the Canadian Pacific right-of-way are two of the city's gr... (more)
CP 4617, Soo 2016 head west along the Mississippi with local freight 217. The new paint on 4617 contrasts sharply with the trailing ex Milwaukee "bandit".
A GP40 of Milwaukee Road heritage lingers near the depot in Glenwood.
The sun is just starting to break through as the 7 Superior drags a bunch of loads back to Stinson.
What a GP40 might look like with a crane attatched to the top of the cab.
The nine-to-fivers have gone home for the day while the railroad toils endlessly to meet the needs of their customers.
The afternoon job pulls cement loads off of the interchange track. The cars are loaded at the elevator in the background which is owned by Holcim. The elevator uses a corkscrew to get the cement o... (more)
Last shot of the day. If only the black and orange was leading.
Canadian Pacific 4617, ex- Milwaukee Road 165, sits idle on the clean out track at St. Paul Yard while a fireworks show plays out in downtown St. Paul, part of the Taste of Minnesota festival.