After dropping ten hopper cars on the house track in the distance at the tiny town of Tenney, the westbound CP wayfreight accelerates toward the North Dakota border. With a population of 5 (up fr... (more)
An SD40-2 and a rebuilt GP40X roll through the small town of Wendell with the westbound wayfreight on the Elbow Lake Sub.
After a bit of switching in Elbow Lake, the wayfreight for Glenwood heads east over the bright blue Pomme de Terre River near Barrett.
A short wayfreight out of Glenwood heads west across the old Hoffman trestle. This bridge still has a very faded Soo Line word-mark right in the center.
The days are numbered for the Soo Line paint on these SD60s, so it was a real treat to find a pair of them on the Elbow Lake Sub wayfreight crossing from Minnesota into North Dakota.
Led by two SD40-2s, the Elbow Lake Sub wayfreight crosses the bridge east of Hoffman near the end of a gorgeous December day.
Two Soo Line SD60's are in charge of the wayfreight headed west from Glenwood. They're running as the second in a three train fleet that left town in short succession, using the practice of radio... (more)