The Willmar to Kansas City manifest heads south on the Marshall Sub with a quartet of geeps on a fine fall evening. Soon after this, the train would get tied down in Clara City, and the power woul... (more)
What better place to see a train of wind turbine blades than the curves along the Marshall Sub between Ruthton and Holland, MN? A single Dash 9 in H3 paint is doing the honors on the point while ... (more)
I came to this location the first time over a year ago to wait on a northbound, but the light ran out before the train came. After running a couple of errands in Marshall, I saw on ATCS that anot... (more)
An ethanol train traverses the connection track between the Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern and the BNSF's Marshall Subdivision north of Florence, MN. The second unit is one of the newer Tier 4 GEVO... (more)
A unit windmill train passes thru Clara City on BNSF Marshall Sub.
Two Norfolk Southern GEs, one widecab and one standard, lead a BNSF train south out of Willmar on a fine spring afternoon.
A long Willmar - Sioux Falls, SD local is struggling along at 30 mph past a loaded grain train waiting to leave the elevator track.
A short Northtown Yard - Tulsa, OK merchandise train flies through the small Minnesota town of Cottonwood.
Climbing the .60 % grade up into Florence, this Florence, MN to Watson, CA ethanol train has gotten much speed up since leaving the DME connection track about 3 miles ago. The train is about to to... (more)
The Marshall Sub is definitely not flat or straight in alot of spots, as seen here just outside of Holland. This grain train is heading railroad West but will spend most of the 222 mile trip on th... (more)
The Marshall local makes a dash for Marshall to clear up for a parade of northbounds behind two rebuilt GP28s with neat histories, both rebuilt by BN from former (ex-CB&Q) GP9s.
The Marshall local climbs out of the Minnesota River valley, dashing for Marshall to clear up for a parade of northbounds behind two GP28 rebuilds with neat histories: -28P 1596 and -28M 1537 (ex-... (more)
The conductor and brakeman are climbing off this local as it passes by an old Southern Pacific SD9 which now serves the elevator in Maynard, MN.
Windmills loom large over the daily high priority merchandise train for Kansas City, KS.
The Marshall Sub Local rolls across the Buffalo Ridge in southwest Minnesota