NS 8098 rolls through rural Blackbird, Minn., on its way to the Twin Cities.
NS 8098 passing one of Canadian Pacific's newest GP20C-ECO locomotives (this one is assigned to the Hastings Patrol).
NS and CSX power meet on the former Milwaukee Road at Hastings; both trains are running with CP crews over Canadian Pacific's River Subdivision.
DM&E SD40-2 6090 leads train 800 eastbound across the Mississippi River (ex-Milwaukee Road lift bridge - note the herald) at Hastings, Minnesota.
Two things I was not expecting in Hastings today: 1) The Empire Builder, running 7 hours late, and 2) led by a Cascades F59!
The engineer on #199 has eased off on the throttle for a speed restriction as he rounds a curve along the scenic Mississippi River. This was the former Milwaukee Road line to Chicago.
Seen through the trees above the highway, train 609 is running at restricted speed due to signal problems through the big curve at Maple Springs.
CP 8806 kicks up dust passing over the fresh ballast between Midland and Kellogg, on the former Milwaukee Road main line to Chicago.
A road weary 9500-series AC4400 leads this westbound freight up the River Sub towards St. Paul.
The way freight crosses the Mississippi River Bridge into Hastings, where it will stop to set out cars.
H-20 hustles out of Minnesota City towards Goodview, where it will set out cars bound for the DM&E lines.
Two recently repainted ex-Soo GP38-2s hustle the River Sub way freight, train H19, through downtown Red Wing, Minnesota on the former Milwaukee Road.
Canadian Pacific 8765, operating DP with another unit on the rear, leads a loaded potash train through Dakota on a frosty January morning.
A very late train No. 8, led by heritage unit No. 184, rolls across the Mississippi River into Hastings. The train made a brief stop for paramedics to check out a passenger suffering from heat st... (more)
CP 8774 leads a St. Paul-bound manifest towards the Twin Cities.