One of these things is not like the other... sitting in the engine terminal at NS Bellevue yard first thing in the morning.
With her Nathan P5 singing, a trio of SD40-2s head east past the pheasant farm.
2nd 171 marches across the rising Mississippi while enroute to Glenwood under a perfectly sunny sky. This train normally terminates at Saint Paul Yard, but with the flooding it's now forced to hea... (more)
A matched trio of blue and yellow head down river with a loaded ethanol train.
Poking along at 10 mph, B42's crew works west towards Sheldon. Next stop is to setout all the tanks on the rear at Hartley ethanol plant about 10 miles ahead. Then the head 6 cars will go to Sheld... (more)
A windmill parts train with a section of CWR moves west after passing through Postville.
A loaded ethanol train is on it's last 14 miles of the Mason City Sub as they work down the Monona hill towards Marquette. The train is approaching MP 11 and where the grade lessons and the curves... (more)
Regular Merchandise Train from Kansas City, MO - St. Paul, MN leaves IC&E trackage and enters CP trackage at LaCrescent. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)
Westbound crawls thru the fresh snow due to sub zero temps.
Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Train from Kansas City, MO - St. Paul, MN led by a DM&E engine on CP tracks. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)