In the last rays of light on a hot and humid day the Minnesota Commercial Job 31, with three somewhat freshly painted B39-8E's, is chugging north towards New Brighton with 70 cars for interchange... (more)
First light catches the transfer job from BNSF at Northtown to the Minnesota Commercial.
MNNR's sand train heads for the BNSF with 3 six axles up front and two B40-8's on the rear shoving.
After shoving out of midway, MNNR's 3 big six axles start to pull through Saint Anthony.
A quartet of SP units leads an intermodal train just south of Santa Fe Junction in Kansas City
A pair of Minnesota Commercial Alco's doing some switching in the Twin Cities area
A pair of Minnesota Commercial engines wait patiently for their call to duty at the MNNR's shops in the Midway area of Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Minnesota Commercial power spends its Sunday evening at their shops awaiting the call to duty on Monday morning.
MNNR sand train runs down the Midway Sub, with the B39-8's in the lead and a former BN C30-7. Pushing is MNNR 50 and 71, an SF30C and C636-CAT rebuild.
MNNR 42, sporting it's new red paint, works on spotting steel at SSAB. The unit is a one of kind former Santa Fe rebuild.
MNNR 1971, a former Conrail B23-7, leads the Hugo Job back towards Midway.
MNNR sand train howls into St. Paul Yard towards a wrong switch. Helpers can be seen in the distance.
"Going to hand signs 48" comes over the radio just before the conductor gives a steady sign to the engineer as they kick a center beam into the yard.
MNNR 2002 drills cars at the railroads Midway yard.
After waiting for BNSF traffic to clear for over two hours the sand train finally gets word that they will be next and okay to double up their train. Here the sand train pulls put of Midway yard a... (more)