One of CN's core trains heads down the Rainy Sub towards Duluth. The train consisted of four units, two of which were mid train DPU.
The Keenan Switch clears a path back to the yard having died the previous day before the storm.
Ore loads from US Steel's Minntac Plant are plowing the way towards Two Harbors near Ramshaw.
T-Bird Loads roll off of the Missabe Sub and into the plant with another load of raw ore.
WN 1501 passes a small prairie near Chetek, WI.
WN 1500 crosses the Yellow River in Barron, WI. They're in town to switch one of WN's largest customers, Jennie-O Turkey.
A pair of Candy Apple Red GP38-2's haul 581 west on the River Sub.
After SOO 6054 failed in route, the crew had to rearrange the power placing the third unit in the lead. They're seen at Maple Springs as they try and gain speed, down one unit.
CP 282 rolls through Lake City behind a nice mix of power. The trains slowing to enter Lakeview siding and let Amtrak by. They also need to switch the power around to replace the lead unit which... (more)
Three units is common on the Empire Builder in the winter. Number 8 is seen running through Maple Springs with the Lake City elevator in the background.
CP 804 coke loads take Main 1 next to Pigseye as a BNSF baretable approaches on Main 2.
Running a few hours late, the Empire Builder heads past a pair of Griswalds still standing on Short Line Hill with four units elephant style.
CP dispatched a plow to clear out Pigseye Yard in St. Paul today. The area was blanketed with snow Friday into Saturday dumping over a foot and a half.