After cutting their helpers off, MSSPR is underway once again with a beaten "Triclops" SD60M leading the way.
A beat up three window SD60M brings MSSPR east. A SD60M leading a road train is further proof of the UP's power struggles this winter season.
A trio of SD70s and a patched SP GP60 lead the daily South St. Paul to Proviso manifest south on main line 2 through Butler Yard as the dead line power stands watch in the background
The daily South Saint Paul to Proviso freight rolls across the Chippewa River bridge on a cool fall morning.
UP marches under the old coaling tower at CJ.
The engineer from MSSPR walks back to the lead engine after tying the power down. The train will rest here until a new crew hops onboard to take the train to proviso.
With MPRSS neatly tucked away in the siding at Rock. MSSPR resumes its journey east towards Chicago. Next stop will be butler to drop a couple units off and get a new crew.
A visitor from the south shows up on the point of SSPR at Clyman...
MSSPR with a colorful consist heads east at Fall Creek.
With the Merrillan, WI water tower in the distance, the South St. Paul to Proviso freight train heads south for Black River Falls, WI.
SSPR has extra power tacked into the consist today, probably headed for service at Butler or Proviso.
The crew of MSSPR climbs aboard UP 9067 which is one of the rare C40-8's to receive wings on the nose. Also UP 9067 has recently had its air tanks replaced.
MSSPR splits the signals just west of Augusta, WI.
MSSPR pauses at Rodell, WI for a track warrant to Merrillan.