This train headed east through La Crosse too early for good light, so I headed east to Ft. McCoy for a photo. Unfortunately the railroad had other plans, as the crew tied the train down in the Ba... (more)
DME train 170 slowly makes its way towards Control Point 286 where a new crew will take over for the trip south to Marquette, IA.
Train 276 with the CITX 3059, DME 6074 and CITX 3061 head south towards LaCrescent Yard where they will swap power with CP 637.
DME train 171 heads north towards its final destination of St. Paul, MN.
Train 637 heads north along the Mississippi River just south of Winona, MN. This train swapped power with CP 276 in LaCrescent, MN.
Number 3000 on RP.Net turns out to be today's 170 train as it approaches Kains siding where it will stop and change crews. The original crew had to give an engine to CP train 183 at Homer, MN on ... (more)
A CWR train heads south on the DM&E Marquette Subdivision after sitting for several days in the LaCrescent, MN yard. This is my first photo at NSS Kains.
A CWR train heads south on the DM&E Marquette Subdivision after sitting for several days in the LaCrescent, MN yard.
A nice, clean EMD leads todays 277 across the CP Mississippi River Bridge.
A colorful array of engines on todays 277. The train is headed for the CP B&B where the crew will get new paperwork after making a pick-up in the CP Yard.
The first 805 of the new year heads north (RR West) on the CP River Subdivision after working in the LaCrescent, MN Yard.
A lot of EMDs in this scene! A colorful 276 pulls away from the CP B&B after the crew received new paperwork for their pick-up in the CP La Crosse Yard.
A nice leader on the empty grain train. I miss the days when the IC SD70s dominated the railroad through Illinois and Iowa.
Not something you see very often anymore with two IC SD70s leading M338!
I just love this location for photograhs!