RailPictures.Net Photo: DM&E 6092 Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern EMD SD40-3 at Alpha, Minnesota by Craig Williams
 
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Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (more..)
EMD SD40-3 (more..)
DM&E Jackson Sub (more..)
Alpha, Minnesota, USA (more..)
January 27, 2009
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DM&E 6092 (more..)
948 (more..)
Craig Williams (more..)
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Well the drifts near Alpha are getting so deep the railroad decided to use a contractor to dig them out instead of the plows. Here 948 blows thru Alpha on their way west towards Jackson. I call this "cheating" when the railroads clean the best drifts out instead of using old faithful way of a snow plow. Alpha is on the far west end of the Jackson Sub and only 4 miles from the end of the line at Jackson.
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