In an extremely rare sight, a pair of MRL SD40's head up a priority Northtown to Laurel freight, and are seen here just before entering the Willmar yard at Kandiyohi, MN. In 5 miles, they'll chang... (more)
This was a nice catch since it seems like some of the Oakway's are going into storage.
Idling without a crew at CP Watts as the day comes to a close. Taken with a Powershot SD1000. More info at Railroad: First Union Rail (FURX)Locomotive: EMD SD40-2Location: Dilworth, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: FURX 8101Train ID: H-NTWLAUPhoto Date: January 19, 2008
Quite a mix of power on this crewless manifest idling at CP Watts: an ex-BN/BNSF SD40-2, a GP39M, a renumbered SD60M (which, ironically, was placed in the number series on the BNSF roster vacated ... (more)
One of four remaining LARGE BNSF lettered red & silver SD75M's leads a westbound thru town.