With its cigar band peeling away, this veteran EMD drags a coal load slowly uphill out of Hawley on a pleasant May morning.
A trio of GEs tugs a long grain train slowly uphill eastward under the wooden bridges east of Hawley.
The crew of this westbound stack train stares the winter sun down as they fly through some fresh snow near Hawley.
An SD70ACe gleams in some nice late afternoon sun near Hawley as they speed toward Dilworth. They've had a slow trip across the Staples Sub on a very congested and very cold day.
A Dash 9 DPU brings up the rear of a westbound manifest drifting downgrade toward Dilworth Yard, kicking up plenty of snow in its wake on a cold December evening.
CN 8018 and BNSF 5450 lead a long auto train westward around Cleary's curve east of Hawley. The train would end up taking the Prosper Subdivision and likely would only be making it as far as Nolan... (more)
Norfolk Southern's "Monongahela" and "Lackawanna" heritage units power a U-NSDFYN0-07T past Mt. Muller on a gorgeous June afternoon.
Reverse Oreo tank cars roll West behind two Ponies past a field of juvenile corn in the rolling hills of Western Minnesota.
Norfolk Southern 8101, the Central of Georgia heritage unit, sweeps through the big curve near Manitoba Jctn with a long string of empty crude oil tanks.
Crude oil loads are becoming very common on the staples sub. Since several terminate on the east coast, NS visitors are becoming more and more common, in fact, some people are saying NS power is ... (more)
A nice Grinstein Green surprise leading this empty coal train under a wooden bridge at MP 233.
A Portland-Chicago vehicle train passes through an archetypal midwest farming community, possibly carrying more cars than are actually driven through town on a given day?
I've always wanted a picture of Amtrak passing through Hawley and July 4, 2012 was finally my time. A very late Empire Builder heads east for its next stop in Detroit Lakes on a very hazy and sti... (more)
With heritage unit 184 in the lead, a 3 hour late Empire Builder flies west past Mt. Muller near the small town of Lake Park, MN.
A westbound Z train glides downgrade around one of the sweeping curves between Lake Park and Hawley.