Steaming toward Duluth! Rods down!
After stopping briefly in Hinckley for service the MILW 261 was once again on its way south. Here it comes around the sweeping curve just outside of Brook Park.
Another four car Empire Builder comes down Short Line Hill heading for the bluff. Here it's seen at Chestnut Street in downtown St. Paul, MN.
The Empire Builder glides down Short Line Hill as the Union Pacific's G-DAMNSL 1-4A patiently waits for traffic and signals to clear.
Fighting clouds all evening I was able to capture three moving trains at once! Just moments after this shot was taken the sun would go behind the storm clouds and then below the horizon for the n... (more)
It was a wild day weather wise in the Twin Cities Metro area. With a break in the clouds after dinner I decided to hit up a spot I haven't been to in nearly a year which just happens to be one of... (more)
CP 199 with a "one unit wonder" takes a long string of autoracks and stacks westbound on CP's River Sub just outside of Red Wing, MN.
Nothing screams speed more than Northstar racing through the snow. Here the outbound led by the 502 kicks up a cloud of snow during one of many snow squalls that hit the area yesterday.
In near perfect lighting conditions BNSF 9362 pushes on the rear of a coal train winding through Red Wing. This was a pleasant surprise considering the head end of this train had two peach SD70MA... (more)
Running a bit late out of MSP Amtrak's Empire Builder glides down Short Line Hill.
Down the hill and through the tunnel.
Departing MSP some 18 minutes late Amtrak's Empire Builder appears to be trying to make up time as it cruises past me at East Oakland. I was able to get into position just in time. Approximately... (more)
Under threatening skies UP 1995 pushes on the Union Pacific's Operation Lifesaver Special as it departs the South Saint Paul Yard on it's way to Rosemont, MN. This was the first tim... (more)
Shot from the base of Dayton's Bluff an ex-BN Geep 50 leads a train through St. Paul and into the yard in St. Paul.
Very common NS power snakes its' way out of CP's St. Paul yard. What a fine summer evening it was to be out an about track side with a camera.