A spectacular Black Friday after the morning clouds cleared out. The only sounds were the wind in the pines, a couple of birds, some furry woodland creatures doing their thing and a approaching t... (more)
CN C40-8 2036 leads train Q102 through a winter wonderland on the Edson Sub just east of Swan Landing.
Over the river and through the wood to the Minorca mine they go; the big Dash 8's know the way pulling the ore cars through the white and falling snow.
Readying to depart Satanta for Dodge City, KS, the Cimarron Valley Railroad C40-8 4053 looks at home in the ATSF-inspired scheme. The crew is switching and weighing cars before departure for Dodg... (more)
The end of the line...is near for many TTX cars and NS motive power at Cresson Steel. In the foreground, many TTX cars await the scrappers torch, while a small group of NS C40-8s have been salvage... (more)
Out of the deadlines, CN C40-8 2008 is once again earning its keep, heading west at Swan Landing with 134 empty lumber flats for Prince George in tow.
CN 2131 cuts through the heavy snow that's falling across northern Minnesota.
CN 2025 leads 145 DMIR ore jennies up main two heading for the Minorca mine to load while BNSF 4002 leads 130 BNSF ore cars up main one for the Minntac mine to load. The BNSF train will hold at th... (more)
Southbound CN 2041 splits the signals at Noimi Jct. on the Minntac sub with 116 cars of pellets and 29 empties trailing. "We emptied them of pellets on the west side".
A Burlington Northern empty coal train is just a few miles west of Lincoln, NE with an unusual leader.
A fog filled morning with the red CN nose as really the only color around on this southbound taconite train.
It's a beautiful fall morning in Duluth as this train waits for a new crew to then begin offloading taconite pellets at the docks in Duluth Minnesota.