DMIR 403, here at MP 6.6 in Proctor, begins it trip down Proctor Hill to be loaded with Limestone to be brought to the Minntac taconite plant in Mountain Iron, MN.
Former SOO SD60 6038 followed by DME 6095 provides the power for today's 491. Here they are passing under Schmidt Lake Road at MP 14 in Plymouth, MN.
While the MN&S job now appears to be late afternoon job in 2013, that wasn't the case in 2012. But on May 10th, 2012 the CP 4509 and SOO 4451 are just starting to make their way down the line at ... (more)
Heading south down the CP MN&S line as clouds start moving into the area.
West Elk Mine coal empties follow muddy Colorado river under early morning. Resent afternoon/evening thunderstorms in the past week have made Colorado muddy. Union Pacific is testing Electro-Moti... (more)
BNSF DPU power #7253 and #4536 push on the rear of this mixed freight headed upgrade on the Dotsero Cutoff on the UP Glenwood Springs Sub. The Dotsero Cutoff was constructed between 1932-33. It wa... (more)
Electro-Motive Diesel’s SD70ACes demonstrators #1208, #1208 and some other UP power pass over the Colorado River Road with a westbound West Elk Mine coal empty.
EMD Demonstrators #1206 and #1208 pass through Range with coal empties on the Dotsero Cutoff - Glenwood Springs Sub.
Eastbound mixed freight follows the mighty Colorado river on the Dotsero Cutoff at Burns.
Willard Munger Trail Bridge hasn't seen a train since the mid-70's. This bridge originally carried the Northern Pacific Railway's "Short Line" between Carlton and Duluth over the St. Louis River.... (more)
The NS Wabash heritage unit makes its debut appearance in Minnesota.
A Northstar Commuter train heads through the signals at 44th Avenue, Minneapolis skyline is in the background.
Westbound waiting to depart Wayzata Siding in Long Lake.
An early evening MN&S job heads south towards the Western Ave Yard. About halfway back it is crossing the diamond for the UP Golden Valley Industrial Lead.
SOO 4416 leads a late afternoon MN&S job through Golden Valley.