Apparently having spent some overnights in the wrong part of town, graffiti covered 7700 heads west.
A long way from its previous home, a former Wisconsin Central unit now waits to go on duty at a Columbia Grain elevator just east of Rudyard.
DMIR 211 in CN colors along with CN 5337 work the yard building an outbound train.
UP 6759 has cut off its eastbound coal train and rolls by the old water tower.
After busting snowdrifts further west, eastbound 6613 has blue skies and clear tracks ahead as it rounds the elevated curve at Clear Lake, Minnesota.
SCXY 1363, ILSX 1345, SCXY 1352 and ILSX 180 take the weekend off. The ILSX locomotives left the line the next year, after the arrival of some larger horsepower from two SD40-2Ms.
A pair of GP20C-ECOs wait for their next assignment.
A CP ballast train with THREE SD40-2s (5878, 5871, and 6068) in THREE paint schemes fills up with "traprock" ballast at Dresser Trap Rock Inc. It has been a busy spring with this setup, as they h... (more)
CRRX 402 and SD9 CRRX 5305 snake the Royal Gorge tourist train west along the Arkansas River below the high suspension bridge.