Several hour late Empire Builder charges through Dakato, MN on Sept 9th.
Climbing Stockton hill on the DM&E. ICE 6211, CP 6021 and ICE 6102 behind the trees.
At home away from home. The Lake Superior Railroad Museum owned ex-DM&IR #332 2-8-0 is being cosmetically restored and maybe more by the Cloquet Terminal Railroad (formerly Duluth & Northeastern ... (more)
Foreign power on the CP Paynesville Sub with a trio of UP's on a nice sunny fall morning. UP 7112, UP 7173 and UP 8153.
8515 lead CP 291 through the curve in Plymouth, MN under heavy, 1 inch a hour snow.
CP 8929 cruises by the Hollydale golf course during the first major snow fall of the year.
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train lead by CP 9824 at its final stop of the day at the CP Shoreham yard in Northeast Minneapolis.
8884 gets some tender loving care in the BNSF Northtown Yard Diesel Shop in Minneapolis. Here is another shot of the BNSF Northt... (more)
A pleasant surprise on the CP Paynesville sub. NS foreign power on CP 391-411 gives a nice break from the standard dirty red GE's.
Josh D grabs a shot of the 261 while Steve Sandberg loads the tender with coal.
The 261 lives again. Under steam again for the first time since 2008 after undergoing its federal mandated overhaul on this 1944 Alco 4-8-4.
NS 1069 through Cedear Lake Junction with the Minneapolis skyline. Clouds cleared just in time for this shot.
West of Howard Lake the DPU of a loaded coal rolls down the main as the Virginian waits.
Picking up speed in Long Lake after passing through downtown Wayzata. One of the several relatively new overpass along the Hwy 12 by-pass.