The late afternoon shadows are long as the last Northstar commuter train of the day has just backed into the maintenance facility garage for servicing.
An evening westbound Northstar stops at the Coon Rapids Station.
Northstar MP36 502 leads a outbound train into Coon Rapids.
In a rare mileage trip, a Northstar Commuter train sits at St. Paul Union Depot. The train arrived from Big Lake carrying 1500 passengers to the European Market at the Depot's plaza.
The afternoon Northstar has just left the Ramsey station and will stop at Elk River before reaching its destination of Big Lake.
Commuters head home as they cross the Mississippi River just after sunset as the city comes alive with lights.
An outbound Northstar commuter zips past the deadline at Northtown, which is full of BNSF and Santa Fe SD75s.
This Northstar commuter train has just departed Target Field Station for Big Lake.
The day's last Northstar Commuter train heads through the signals at 44th Avenue, Minneapolis' skyline is in the background.
The 5:27pm northbound train from Target Field heads through NE Minneapolis and past the General Mills Purity Oats Plant, one of the only remaining active businesses that still present in the vibra... (more)
Awaiting the results of the Twins game (the Twins win today).
This Northstar train at Elk River is running longer to accommodate the rush of passengers from Target Field in Minneapolis. Twins won 4-3.
A pair of Northstar's MPI locomotives have brought the 4:00 PM Saturday northbound train to Big Lake from Minneapolis and now rest in the early spring sunshine, waiting for their next round trip t... (more)
Nothing screams speed more than Northstar racing through the snow. Here the outbound led by the 502 kicks up a cloud of snow during one of many snow squalls that hit the area yesterday.
MNRX 502 leads a double headed Northstar fresh from dropping off a load of Twins fans at Target Field.