A pair of classic Soo Line GP38-2s bask in spring sunshine at Glenwood Yard back in 2012.
The new CTC from Glenwood to Hoffman has been turned on. There are still a few kinks to work out, though, as a westbound empty oil train tries to depart Glenwood for the Elbow Lake Sub. They hav... (more)
From moving freight through the Windy City to loading grain cars on the prairie in Hoffman, Minnesota, now it's almost the end for this former Belt Railway of Chicago GP10. The scrap pile awaits.
Three EMDs (ICE 6419, CP 5739, CP 5008) rest at the east end of Glenwood Yard with an eastbound train. With no crew aboard, I knew my hopes of seeing this train moving any time soon were somewhat... (more)
Eastbound train 292 emerges from the fog and pulls into Glenwood Yard, passing one of the signals protecting the junction where the Detroit Lakes Sub turns north toward Thief River Falls.
These two workhorses pause for a drink before continuing west from Glenwood with a unit tank train.
Where are we again? While the CP owns both the DM&E and IC&E, we are in SOO LINE territory here in Glenwood, MN. Seems odd that most SOO SD60's are in service on the DME or ICE, while the latter'... (more)
A Soo Line GP38-2 rests in Glenwood next to something we haven't seen around here in a long time: standing water from rain!
SOO 4417 waits at the top end of Glenwood Yard with a westbound rail train. After train 198 arrives off of the Elbow Lake Sub, it will be their turn to use the single track toward Hoffman.
With all three SD40-2s refueled, train 603 is getting a warrant for the Elbow Lake Sub and preparing to depart. Patchy rain showers are holding off and the sun is coming out for a while, making f... (more)
Crude oil empties head west out of Glenwood behind a trio of ICE units. This lash warranted a chase.
After picking them up from the spur to the right that goes to a propane gas terminal, the ICE 6412 shoves three empty tank cars through the Glenwood West interlocking and back into the yard.
A pair of ICE SD40-2s sit with a ballast train on one of the elevator tracks near the west end of Glenwood Yard. The hoppers all have CRDX reporting marks.
SOO 4412 pulls off of yard track W2 and waits for the light at Glenwood East. Train 298 will depart ahead of them off the main.
Believe it or not, this is actually CP's yard from the SOO LINE days. Since its on their southern trans-con, most all that this place sees is an endless parade of Canadian Pacific GE's. But today... (more)