MNNR 1983 leads Job 17 across the Mississippi River with work to do in South Minneapolis just after sunrise on a crisp fall day.
Actual radio conversation:
Train: "Um, yeah, dispatcher, we got ourselves this here Wisconsin Central power."
Dispatcher: "Wisconsin Central, I ain't ever heard of no Wisconsin Central."
WC 3... (more)
BNSF 4785 leads an eastbound Z train on the Staples Sub as it enters the single track limits in Becker, MN.
Canadian Pacific 2816 teams up with Milwaukee Road 261 for a doubleheader as they speed west through Maple Springs, MN.
UP 7820 leads a westbound Z train through the crossovers at West Belle Plaine.
BNSF 4898 races an approaching thunderstorm east through Ormonde on its way to Chicago.
The CP Holiday Train crosses the frozen Mississippi River headed west for its first stop of the day in Loretto, MN.
CP 9593 approaches Loretto, MN with a westbound Manifest.
CP 8756 leads a westbound container train through Maple Springs, MN.
Rail service returns to Cannon Falls after being trainless for over 5 years. Here, PGR 67 helps load empty hoppers with frac sand at the old Minnesota Malting House facility. This sand is mined ... (more)
The final outbound Northstar Commuter train for the evening streaks across the Mississippi River Bridge just moments after departing Downtown Minneapolis Target Field Stadium.
BNSF 6183 leads a string of coal empties west through Maple Springs. Little did I know, but fellow RP.net contributors Dan Kwarciany and Nick Benson were a mere 320 feet above me shooting the sam... (more)
SP 4449 leads a fall colors excursion through Lake City, Minnesota at speed along the CP River Subdivision on its return to Minneapolis.
SP 4449 creeps through a work authority in Elk River, MN on an overcast afternoon.
SP 4449 rests for the night on the NDSU spur in Fargo before its journey east to Minneapolis.