Mixed freight from BNSF's Northtown Yard heads west over Lake Ashtabula on its way to Pasco, Washington. Completed in 1912 by the Great Northern Railway, the Karnak Crossing passes over the Sheyen... (more)
Just before sunset, priority mixed freight from Spokane, Washington to Northtown Yard in Minneapolis passes high above Lake Ashtabula behind a nice poker hand of 3 ACes.
Drift busting! 2 SD40-2's clear the way after the recent western MN snowfall.
Potash loads head west through Morris for Kendrick, WY behind a matched set of CSX units.
A pair of DMVW workhorses cruise down one of the Cleveland causeways with coal empties for Falkirk. These unique covered hoppers haul coal from the mine on the DMVW north of Bismarck to a small po... (more)
It just so happened that today's eastbound builder was the next train behind a 93 car manifest that derailed and blocked both main tracks in central Minnesota. With most of the passengers moved t... (more)
With the bank of LEDs leading the way, a rebuilt snow dozer out of Fargo sweeps through Larimore behind a pair of GEs. The roads were less than ideal so chasing these guys as they made track speed... (more)
After a 15 minute climb from the road below, three MN railfans found the spot of the trip. Here, a loaded BNSF train passes while an empty UP train crests the hill in the top center of the photo. ... (more)
Lots of action in Morris on this cool Monday morning! The west local has tucked itself away on the east leg of the wye to allow the two grains trains, seen at right, to meet in Morris. The condu... (more)
The power for 170s train idles in the yard next to the wrecked CP 8869, which was involved in a derailment last October in British Columbia.
Coal empties from Becker, MN snake their way out of Sully Springs to meet a load just down the line at Rider.
Lite power heading west on BNSF's Morris Subdivision.
Still looking great behind a clean warbonnet, the Empire Builder heads for its next stop in Winona.
Just after sunrise the Empire Builder dashes through the snow with an old bluebonnet in the lead. It looks like the train was turned around someplace as the baggage car is at the end and b... (more)
A pair of GPs out of Willmar have been given the task of clearing drifts on the Watertown Sub this afternoon. They are heading west to rescue a stuck Watertown Local that is sitting right on the M... (more)