CP 471 passes through the farms of Dodge County on its way west with traffic bound for the RPCE in Tracy.
CP 471 rolls through a gravel road grade crossing between Dodge Center and Claremont on its way west towards Owatonna and Waseca.
This set of new SD30C "ECO"s has been regularly working the ex-DM&E route between Waseca and Winona. Here they are westbound approaching Havana, MN just outside Owatonna.
A mostly empty mixed freight heads west past the Greenway Coop elevator in Claremont. This is quickly becoming one of my favorite locations to shoot at although it won't last long once spring com... (more)
A rather ratty looking leader brings an empty freight west through Claremont, MN. The grain elevator seen behind has been rather busy this season loading grain into rail cars. The elevator is ow... (more)
Couldn't ask for a better way to spend my Thanksgiving and birthday! I assumed the DM&E would be quiet on Thanksgiving day but instead was treated to this almost perfect lash-up of blue and yello... (more)
An eastbound manifest crawls along at 10mph heading for interchange to the CP at Minnesota City. A welded rail project due later in 2009 will hopefully speed things up a bit.
This is what ICE/DME train M-CCHU used to be. They creep along on 10mph track toward Waseca.