Today's Commercial sported three matched B39-8's lugging 97 cars on the transfer job from BNSF Northtown Yard back to the Commercial's Yard in St. Paul.
Northern Lines Railway's roster lays overnight under the stars on a brisk late fall evening.
A freshly repainted SD40-2 leads a 89 car Grand Forks-Northtown manifest.
A pair of GP20C's in sequential order, 2052/2051, tow a string of 29 tank cars.
A pair of SD50F's handle a 50 car coal train past a spillway on Painted Woods Creek south of Washburn.
A lone GP60 waiting for its crew in a few hours is in charge of a few cars of coiled steel for Olympic Steel.
A ex-Milwaukee Road SD10 leads an eastbound 5 unit train thru Eagle Lake MN.
With fresh bales of hay in the field, a DMVW train with a SD40-3 and SD45 rolls along at 10MPH on former Soo Line jointed rail.
The trailing SD45 (DMVW 7517) on this loaded corn train puts out a bit of smoke as its notched up coming into Falkirk ND.
The 'Breck' local with eleven cars coming into town.
A DMVW trainload of corn led by an ex-KCS SD40-3 and ex-WC SD45 cross over Beaver Creek in the early evening hours.
A 50+ car train of corn passes thru the small hamlet of Lehr ND. Lehr has had train service since 1898 when the Soo Line laid their tracks.
A loaded train of corn makes its way across the hills west of Guyson ND on former Soo Line trackage
UP MIR local power is tied down for the night on the Olympic Steel spur.