The snow stopped and the sun came out just long enough to capture the MSPKC on its trip from LaCrescent, MN to Marquette, IA. What used to be a common daylight train has now been frequently trave... (more)
In less than 3 days this IC&E train will be running on home rails instead of trackage rights over CP.Who knows what will happen to these trains, I doubt they will continue to have these blue & yel... (more)
MSPKC rolls south across the Reno Bottoms. Unfortunately a CP engine is on the point - an all to common occurence these days.
What better way to spend a Friday than chasing the IC&E in its last days? Rounding the curve after passing through Brownsville, MN.
What better way to spend a Friday than chasing the IC&E in its last days? Heading south through Dresbach, MN.
The MSPKC passes the fall colors on the bluffs behind Lansing, IA. ICE 6414, ICE 6442, SOO 2032.
Is that an Alco leading the regular merchandise train from St. Paul - Kansas City?
In what may be a sign of things to come, the IC&E Merchandise Train from St. Paul - Kansas City has the SOO 4508 along for the ride.
The IC&E St. Paul - Kansas City Merchandise Train is on CP trackage rights as it passes CP 884, a coal train destined to Weston, WI. CP 884 is on the old siding (Dubuque line), the MSPKC is on th... (more)
A rerouted St. Paul to Kansas City, MO manifest sits crewless on west side of Chicago. The sold Minnesota Commercial CF7 #484 is dead in transit third out.
A rerouted St. Paul, MN to Kansas City waits at Pingree Grove for an eastbound to pass before heading west on the single track.
This photo can never be duplicated - a derailment on 07/29/2008 took this bridge out.
The MSPKC has been leaving CP rails at LaCrescent, MN around daylight lately making for very tough photo opportunities on its trip to Marquette, IA. This photo location has been on my to-do list ... (more)
St. Paul - Kansas City Merchandise Train rolls south through New Albin and passes the town's War Memorial.
The Regular Merchandise Train from St. Paul - Kansas City passes the swamps of the Reno Bottoms.