SP 144 leads two patched units on MALMCS (Altoona-Mason City) sand loads.
The NYC, known as the Water Level Route, looks right at home heading west along the Mississippi with train 283.
The Illinois Termal heritage unit leads an oil can east on the BNSF Staples Sub. This is the fourth NS heritage unit to pass through the Twin Cities.
Shooting trains on this bridge is tough, given they only run two trains a day across here. On top of that, the eastbound is almost always at night. Luckily the schedule was thrown off recently a... (more)
U789 has just departed Minntac with another load of freshly baked taconite pellets, headed to Two Harbors.
The UP-CP delivery takes the cross-overs at Hoffman into Pigseye. The black and orange paint scheme is holding up nicely on the leader.
The UP-CP delivery heads past the recently renovated St Paul Union Depot on they're way to Pigseye. Nice to see the Rio Grande paint scheme still around.
PGR 40 was recently brought over from Minnesota to help haul sand on the busy Wisconsin Northern. L1 is seen headed north with 63 empties. First stop Superior Silica Sands, followed by Cheiftain... (more)
PGR 40 was recently brought over from Minnesota to help haul sand on the busy Wisconsin Northern. L1 is seen headed north near Bloomer with 63 empties. First stop Superior Silica Sands, followed... (more)
The local to Cambria heads back to Horicon after stopping in Beaver Dam to do work.
Two SD9043MAC's lead a potash train across the Mississippi headed to Itasca, WI.
Four geeps lead a Willmar-Northown manifest past Target Field Station in Minneapolis.
The three B39-8's MNNR owns sit together on the "Wabash" waiting for the shop guys to hostle them around. MNNR 87 is the newest repaint followed by 58 and 84. These are former LMX 8574, 8581, a... (more)
CP 800 eases up to the switch at Division Street to enter the BNSF St. Paul Sub. They'll continue east to St. Croix where they'll access the CP River Sub to Chicago.
CP 800 passes downtown St. Paul with a pair of INRD units. The red MAC's have been a common sight in the Twin Cities every few days on coke trains to and from Roseport.