Mainline steam double-header features CP Royal Hudson 2816 with Milwaukee Road 261 heading north along CP's River Sub through Wabasha, Mn. The clean stacks indicate that the engines are having an... (more)
CP 5941 and sisters accelerate out of one of the many sags in the Waseca Sub main line, just east of Kasson, MN. 3 units are the customary power and today is no exception as the trailing 2 units ... (more)
SP 4449 easily makes track speed heading north from LaCrescent, MN, pinch hitting for Milwaukee Road 261 on the annual fall excursion from Minneapolis to LaCrescent and return.
IC&E 6451, City of LeClair, kicks up some snow as it passes the defect detector 2 miles east of Kasson, MN. The defect detector was installed summer of 2009 during the track upgrade program, whic... (more)
In a now classic scene of flying snow, singing rails and steaming taconite, DM&IR 407 and 408 head downgrade, full dynamics whining, toward Two Harbors, Mn. Forcasting the train's arrival, the we... (more)
IC&E 6451 kicks up snow as she leads 2 sisters, 1 covered hopper and 95 ethanol cans past Dodge County 9 on the Waseca sub. The train staged on the newly enlarged passing siding in Dodge center, ... (more)