A TCW road freight holds heads east under Raymond Ave.
Built at UP 805, later SOO 4302....looking a bit less than the GP30 carbody it came in.
A Twin Cities & Western train operating on Minnesota Prairie Line track heads east through the scenic Minnesota River valley toward Morton with covered hoppers from one of the small towns on the f... (more)
The sun has set some minutes ago, but there's still light in the western sky and a little glint on the flanks of the TCWR 4302. The Ruebel Turn has finished its work for the day at the sugar beet... (more)
With track improvements comes more speed. Today's West End Job does every bit of 30 MPH as it heads west with a string of 30+ hoppers bound for Milbank, SD.
4302 TC&W heads down the MN&S with 16 loads of fertilizer. To the right is the New Hope Ice Arena made famous 20 years ago by the 1992 movie "The Mighty Ducks".
At 32nd Ave North and Pennsylvania Ave in Crystal, 4302 and 16 loads slowly makes it way down the MN&S.
Where the CPR MN&S Spur at MP 12 crosses the UP Golden Valley Industrial Lead at MP 4.4.
Just after departing Shoreham Yard, #4302 crosses a side channel of the Mississippi River onto Nicollet Island.
Three CAT powered Geeps chug onto the Midway sub.
These guy's engines are always clean looking, notice the broom on the front