A stiff south wind blows the exhaust of this high priority intermodal which is just a few minutes out of Northtown.
A lite unit move (with 128 cars) heads west through Elk River. This train will tie down in the yard at Staples, thus the reason for the strange symbol.
A unit ballast train from St. Cloud, MN heads east with a lone EMD as the power.
A nice old Santa Fe unit smokes it up with double stacks from Cicero Yard in Chicago, IL.
60 loads of diesel fuel from Cicero Yard in Chicago head west for Havre, MT. This train is worth some money...
Another brand new GE is in command of priority intermodal from Portland, OR to Chicago, IL.
First revenue run perhaps? You could almost smell the fresh paint on the lead unit of tonight's Northtown-Pasco.
The Empire Builder cruises to St. Paul where it will be turned to become tonight's westbound #7. Flooding in Wisconsin has kept this train from running to and from Chicago for almost a week.
Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder works to make up 45 minutes as it greets the morning at track speed of 70mph.
Priority merchandise from Grand Forks, ND to Northtown runs wrong main eastbound to make room for Amtrak.
A pair of EMDs pump out some smoke as they head west with today's Northtown - Laurel.
The Empire Builder is running a bit tardy this morning as it streaks eastbound for Mpls/St. Paul.
Today's Laurel-Galesburg crawls through town at restricted speed past the westbound M-NTWGFD.
A very long Northtown-Laurel heads through the Elk River S curves with a lot of pipe loads up front.
A late April snow makes for one last chance to grab shots like this as double stacks kick up the fresh powder.