It is really nice to witness the increased activity in Proctor yard. This afternoon had the two Geep 9s working sans slug.
The only remaining SD38 in maroon and gold heads to Fairlane.
Fresh snow blankets the Twin Cities, but it does not deter 7474 from its' duties.
Early morning snow covers Pig's Eye
The Ratrod of locomotives--out in the cold collecting icicles, this former SP SD9 sits on a siding on the Marshall sub.
EMD SD60 stands at the ready
Turn and go for this pair on this Spring morning.
Last light of the evening catches BNSF coal train waiting to leave.
Rush hour in Duluth-- Rice's Point switchers are on the job. Since I did not get to shoot High Falls in New York, I decided to vacation in Duluth (for the balmy weather) and I am glad I did.
With that just out of the showroom look, C40-8 2119 leads empties north.
This ex NS (4074), ex Conrail B23-7 drills A Yard.
SD70MACs lead their coal drag through Midwest Energy. The temperature was a bit more comfortable than the -24 registered in Duluth the other day. Taken across Saint Louis Bay from Skyline Drive ... (more)
Off to the shop for service.
One would have a hard time replicating this paint scheme. Many miles and many sunsets 2016 has seen.
With the wheat harvest going on, CP has the grizzled vets out on mainline duty. Seeing three SD40-2s on the Paynesville Sub is a rarity, since GE's are the usual choice of power on this route.