An eastbound stack train crosses over onto Main 1 as it approaches Ames.
UP 9035 leads an eastbound Z towards Ames.
UP 6009 does the honors on this eastbound empty autorack train.
UP 4334 hustles the local eastbound.
A manifest heads east into the morning sun just outside of Ames, Iowa.
An eastbound manifest heading into the sunrise is about to navigate the crossovers just west of Ogden, Iowa.
UP 7755 and company head east just outside of Ogden, Iowa.
UP 8526 eastbound, with another eastbound approaching in the distance.
A manifest is on its final approach to Northtown Yard as it passes the Fridley Northstar station.
CP 8153 leads a manifest past Dayton's Bluff at the last light of the day. With CP, UP, and BNSF all funneling trains through this area, there is never a shortage of traffic!
An autorack train heads north through the Dayton's Bluff area of downtown St. Paul.
After making a quick station stop at West Glacier, the Empire Builder gets back up to track speed and heads towards Whitefish.
Sitting in Pig's Eye Yard.
The peaceful stillness of the Des Moines River valley is shattered by the rumble of an eastbound manifest making its way over the high bridge.
UP 5344 leads an increasingly-rare loaded coal train eastbound over the new high bridge.