An eastbound priority intermodal train casts a nice reflection on Lake Ashtabula on an absolutely perfect morning in Luverne, ND.
An empty unit tank train sweeps through a big curve west of Donnelly behind some visiting power. I think this is the first time that I've caught a solid Union Pacific consist on the Morris Sub.
A long string of brand new tank cars create some very even lines as they leave Herman, MN in their wake. In the background, a grain train waits to be loaded at the large New Horizons Ag Service e... (more)
After testing my physical fitness while running up the hill, I was rewarded with a great view of CP train 603 as it sweeps through the big curve east of Barrett. A healthy downpour in the distanc... (more)
A matched set of Iowa Chicago & Eastern units pull a long train of ethanol empties west out of Lowry.
Well, I've lived in Morris for almost 16 years and I've never hiked over to get this shot. I was very happy to find that the river took a jog back here.
It's all BNSF orange on a sweeping curve between Herman and Donnelly. I'm on a bit of a telegraph pole kick lately I guess, so I'm happy they were still standing out here.
A monster manifest kicks out a lot of smoke and heat as it struggles to get up to track speed after meeting a load at Campbell. In the distance, you can see the DPU of the westbound grain load on... (more)
The crew was earning their paycheck today as they head east with 147 cars for Willmar and Chicago. The tail end of the train is still rolling through the center of Morris, which is about a mile a... (more)
Sometimes everything comes together just like you would hope that it would. With a little help from CP, this loaded coal train decided to head east at a very nice time of the evening.
A long double stack train from British Columbia crosses the Pomme de Terre River in Barrett as it heads for Glenwood. The engineer had the window of this new unit wide open...and why not on a 70 ... (more)
A short Watertown Local is just about back to Appleton where it will meet up with the Appleton Sub and head east toward Willmar.
When we first found this spot, an obscene amount of seagulls were enjoying a dip in the water...soon after, they were all flying above as the Watertown Local passed by.
The eastbound Watertown Local cruises east out of LaBolt, SD and it continues its journey home to Willmar.
The Watertown Local has plenty of power today as it heads east for its trip home to Willmar.