MPRSS has just left Butler Yard for points north and west with a load of cans headed for South St. Paul
The head end of MPRSS has crested the Knapp Hill. It will mostly be down hill from here into the St. Croix River valley and into Minnesota.
On a beautiful afternoon, the MPRSS starts its assent up the Knapp Hill. He is rolling again after swapping power with an empty potash a few miles back. Sounded as though there may have been the f... (more)
The daily Proviso to St. Paul manifest train works its way west on a late saturday afternoon.
MPRSS works its way north through the first measurable snowfall for the Milwaukee area for this winter season.
Union Pacific MPRSS glides west out of Altoona yard, cutting through the falling snow on their way to Saint Paul, MN.
I have a few photos from this position that just didn't have the look thi... (more)
MPRSS makes its way past marcy siding and heads west for a meet at rock.
A South St. Paul bound train rumbles across jointed rail as it heads west into the sunset. The storm clouds in the distance just dumped nearly a half inch of rain 45 minutes prior to this photo.
MPRSS is nearing the end of its journey from Proviso as they enter UP's Belt Yard at Hoffman. SD9043MAC's have become common on this train as its counterpart is running DPU.
EMD Macs are becoming more prevalent on this symbol, seen here westbound under the old CNW mainline coaling tower.
After setting out half their train, MPRSS departs Hoffman yard and will soon cross the Mississippi River into South St. Paul where they'll tie up.
The Proviso-South St. Paul train has them up to track speed under the old coaling tower.
A matched pair of flared SD70Ms'. Leads a manifest train west towards Saint Paul Mn.
Usually passing through earlier in the day. A late running Proviso to South St. Paul manifest train work its way up the grade at North Lake.
The ball n bar makes a last pass across Wisconsin with a manifest. The WSOR Cambria sub is seen below the truss bridge.