On a crisp fall morning in west central Minnesota, westbound CP train 199 slowly rolls past the state land west of Sedan as the sun rises out of the fog.
The Milwaukee Road 261 slowly walks down the siding in Cambridge, preparing to meet a northbound BNSF freight. A small group of onlookers have gathered to witness it's passage, including the youn... (more)
Looking more like the 1990s than 2012, four SD40-2s blast through the sag east of Glenwood with an eastbound train.
Powering around a sweeping curve west of the small town of Twin Brooks, SD, a westbound empty ethanol train behind three Norfolk Southern EMDs is starting the climb to Summit on the BNSF's ex-Milw... (more)
The 261 quickly steps across the Snake River at Grasston, highballing out of a slow order and on toward a meet at Cambridge.
The Milwaukee Road 261 slowly pulls around the curve and under many adoring fans at Brook Park as it continues its trip back home to Minneapolis from Duluth.
A day out train chasing with my boys took us to the parking lot along the S-curve in downtown Elk River. A couple of younger railfans were there, too. It was their first time meeting up in perso... (more)
A westbound manifest soars over the Sheyenne River valley west of Luverne, ND.
Wrapping up a nice day of train chasing and playground touring with my boys, we broke out of an intense thunderstorm at Paynesville and so did this westbound CP train. The repaint on the point is... (more)
Eastbound oil loads curve through some emerging fall foliage just outside of Maple Lake.
A KCS Belle and a rebuilt SD60 make a nice sight leading a westbound manifest past the state land west of Regal.
Thanks to a heads up from Mike Vandenberg, I was able to nab this nice pair of SD40-2s leading a manifest toward Willmar, seen from the US 12 overpass just east of Kerkhoven.
My oldest prepares to depart North Platte with a westbound hotshot behind Centennial UP 6922 as Challenger UP 3977 stands nearby. The railroad display at Cody Park is a lot of fun!
Minutes after Jeremiah Rindahl captured his stunning photo of Amtrak's detouring Empire Builder at this location, the sun is breaking the horizon and the fog is beginning to dissipate over Lake As... (more)
Running over an hour behind schedule and chasing the setting sun, the westbound California Zephyr pulls to a brief stop at the Mount Pleasant station.