DM&E SD40-2 6090 leads train 800 eastbound across the Mississippi River (ex-Milwaukee Road lift bridge - note the herald) at Hastings, Minnesota.
Normally, eastbound loads are grinding climbing up the path into Rio. However, on this day the mighty Mac's of the INRD are having no problem cresting the grade with a coke train.
CSXT 8517 and HLCX 5989 hit a pocket of sunlight as the swing through the S-curve at Dakota. Timing sure was on my side today!
A pure CSXT SD50 is on the point of loaded coke train 800. sure was getting tricky to snatch nose-light at this time of day.
Riding Behind Number 900 - Train 800 en route to San Bernardino, California approaches the platform at the Anaheim Canyon Metrolink Station lead by engine number 900.
Coke loads head east towards the siding at Frontenac due to the lead engine quit loading. Any idea where this train is destin for?
With a fresh crew aboard train #800 departs Portage with loaded coke hoppers.
Little did I expect to shoot a YN3 SD60I leading a train on the River this morning! CSXT 8743 heads coke loads for the Indiana Railroad through Winona at 07:45.
Huron and Eastern Railroad 800 job arrives in the SBS Saginaw yard.
HESR 800 job arrives at the Saginaw Bay Southern yard after picking up one empty from the former NYC Denmark spur.
Huron and Eastern Railway 800 job crosses a frozen Saginaw River on the way to Genesee Yard.
Huron and Eastern 800 job arrives at the Saginaw Bay Southern Railway yard.
Northbound Metrolink train #800 slows for a stop at Irvine on an overcast morning.