The countdown is on as the newest Genesee & Wyoming property, the Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern, is going to transfer from CP ownership in a couple days. In preparation for the sale, IC&E SD40-2s h... (more)
A pair of SD40-2's start out eastbound from the Thief River Falls yard led by Iowa, Chicago & Eastern 6401 with one car in tow past the classic SOO Line Depot in downtown Thief River Falls. The t... (more)
IC&E SD40-2 6401 holds up at 63rd Street with 470's train, waiting for permission into Clearing Yard.
With the snow still falling, the sun tries to make an appearance as former CNW 6909 leads the daily autorack train west through 'Tosa. A nice break in the flow of constant GEs is appreciated!
One of IC&E's ex-CNW SD40's leads a KCS bound grain train through the thick fog near Spook Cave on the ex-IMRL.
A pair of blue and yellow SD40-2's lead a westbound freight over a rural wooden trestle between Owatonna and Waseca. This was my last shot of the 277 for the day seeing as I had bigger and bette... (more)
Train 276, led by a pair of blue and yellow leaders, crosses over a small wooden trestle in rural Minnesota.
Train 276 crosses over Union Pacific's Spine Line in Owatonna, MN. This is a perfect location for an over/under shot but low train volumes make timing very difficult.
A four pack of SD40-2's lead train 276 east over a rural country road on a beautiful Sunday morning in mid December. The snow on the gravel road would be melted by the time we returned to catch t... (more)
Led by two blue and yellow units, train 276 has just begun its journey east as it makes its way through Waseca, MN. The crew will conduct a rolling meet with the 277 in Dodge Center and then cont... (more)
A crew has just boarded train 276 and will perform a few last minute checks before departing for Winona. Hard to believe we are only a week away from Christmas and southern Minnesota is a snow fr... (more)
My favorite IC&E motor heads train #170 down the River Sub, with 2 NREX (Rent-a-wrecks) trailing.
ICE 6401 sits on the Dodge Center siding just east of town with its short 34 car load.
Pulling hard up a hill, snow, curves, and a old M&StL crossing and 75 cars of grain in to there yard.