This train waited at M.P. 159 on the DM&E until two CP trains working in the LaCrescent Yard finished their work. It was almost too long a wait for the photographer hoping for a sunny shot..... a... (more)
The odd-ball engine consists continue on the BNSF.
The high water of the Mississippi River is evident as 581 crosses on its journey to St. Paul, MN. The river is expected to rise another 3' before cresting.
Loaded Unit Coke Train from Roseport, MN heads east through sleepy Dresbach.
A nice suprise after work on Tuesday afternoon made the trip by the BNSF North La Crosse Yard worthwhile.
The Dilworth - BRC Priority Manifest leaves the North La Crosse Yard. It's nice to see the EMDs back in service again!
A nice mixture of engines for DME train 170. This train met its northbound counterpart about 10 miles north at Kains.
The CP delivered a continuous welded rail train to the DM&E at Goodview, MN. In the photo, a DM&E crew takes the train west on jointed rail that will be replaced by CWR in the future. This train... (more)
The eastbound parade continues as a very short train 198 rounds the corner at Donehower.
An ex-Milwaukee Road engine leads train 487 on ex-Milwaukee Road tracks at Dakota, MN.
CITX lease engine sitting in the yard at LaCrescent.
I don't ordinarily shoot CP GEs these days, but this one was special. Train 666-006, crew called at 0600 on 03/06/2010.
Empty Unit Ethanol Train heads uphill through the Stockton Valley.
DM&E Train 171-03 heads west along the Mississippi River. This train was tied down in the siding at Kains on the DM&E Marquette Subdivision on Friday, March 5. The next day a dog-catch crew was ... (more)
DM&E Train 170-05 snakes through an S-curve along the Mississippi River between Brownsville and Reno, MN.