In the most northeastern town of Iowa, CP 474 continues its journey south through New Albin past St. Peters Cemetery, with the American flag flying high.
CP 474 heads south past a farm in southeastern Minnesota, a couple miles from the Iowa border.
The daily St. Paul, MN to Kansas City, MO manifest heads south through Reno on the Marquette Sub. The calm waters provided a nice reflection here.
The wayfreight heads east through Dresbach on the River Sub.
After the excursion, 6988 was wyed in Newton here and backing up to be put away for the night, while the CBBI manifest waits for a crew to take the train east.
After dropping off the majority of the train in the siding, 6988 heads east to wye in South Amana, past an old decrepit barn.
A few minutes after sunrise, 6988 is seen getting prepared for it's final runs before the locomotive's 1472 is up.
6988 heads eastbound past the former Spaulding Manufacturing Company, now housing new apartments.
A pair of GEVOs take a grain train from East Dubuque, IL west on the Wayzata Sub, past a farm in Waverly.
After going in the hole for an EB manifest, the Willmar East Local throttles up the grade over the Washington Creek bridge in Dassel, perfectly fitting this pair of geeps.
An outbound commuter flies west into Elk River.
A pair of geeps pull the St. Cloud local back east to Northtown heading out of Elk River with a few cars in tow.
The daily merchandise train for Laurel, MT heads westbound with a 5 pack of GEs past Lake Minnetonka on a bright afternoon in Wayzata.
CP 299 makes a somewhat rare daylight appearance on the Paynesville Sub in Maple Lake in some nice evening light.
Empty oil train 577 heads north (or technically west) on the Detroit Lakes Sub with a pair of Belles sandwiching a CP AC44, past a field of corn soon to be harvested.