Actually pushing coal in Xcel Engery.
Hitting the first bridge outside of downtown Minneapolis.
An ol Possum leads coal empties through Northtown.
A Geep and three SD9s set-out from Northtown behind L-NTWWLM, which couldn't connect to this train due to a 30mph speed limit.
Preparing and sorting.
Three CAT powered Geeps chug onto the Midway sub.
A back-up in NTW held this train on Boom Island.
After a stop at the Kwik-Trip, the trek south continues.
Not quite ready, the power will disconnect. St. Paul and the Mississippi River share the frame.
Switching at the yard limits.
Crossing the other side of Boom Island and Mississippi River.
Ties nex to the tracks indicate an approaching slow down in traffic.
Spoiled by graffiti, this ex-Great Northern bridge connects Boom Island for the Wayzata Sub.
With a completed consist, the daily local heads for the Wayzata Sub.
Pulling into Midway elephant-style, three blue bonnets congregate in the sunrise.