A pair of older EMD units begin the climb out of St. Paul on a beautiful summer evening.
One of my favorite shooting locations close to where I now live. This is the time of year when shooting from this location is most favorable for sun angle. Modern CP power begins the climb out o... (more)
Racing south. This is my first attempt at a pace shot. I like the results. Thanks to Christopher Muller (driver) for making this shot possible. Shot with a shutter of 1/40 and f/25.
The final shot of the last train we would see on the Iron Range on our spectacular railfan adventure. The day was shared with fellow friend and railfan Christopher Muller.
Limestone empties (in the distance) begin to overtake a raw taconite train which is making its' way toward the plant.
Limestone empties begin to overtake a raw taconite train as both head south.
One of two remaining DMIR units in maroon paint leads a train through Iron, MN and is about to pass under the HWY 37 overpass.
Waiting for the signal at Largo before heading south. Sadly there are only two DMIR maroon units remaining.
Heading into the sun at Ramshaw.
One of the first shots of the morning. Cool temperatures allowed for some nice steam action.
Rounding the curve at Mississippi. I got a few friendly horn chirps and a nice hand point and wave from the engineer as he went by.
Railfanning with a touch of class! Yes, there was someone in the car. This is the first time I've ever seen something like this!
MBKX empties head west along the river led by a couple of Dash 9's.
Pleasantly surprised to have clear skies on my day off I decided to go shoot Amtrak from a spot I haven't shot from yet. Departing MSP approximately 20 minutes late Amtrak 8 heads through Saint P... (more)