The sun was just around to the north enough to get some nice light for a wide shot as these two old workhorses throttle up out of a slow order and head for Alexandria.
A single GEVO leads a short manifest north out of Glenwood as some blustery winds whip through the nearby bean field. This farmer must employ healthy crop rotation practices because I have a shot ... (more)
With a parishioner undergoing back surgery in St Cloud later in the morning, I was happy to get up early and see a few trains before heading to the hospital. I was even happier when I saw an alre... (more)
After waiting on a train ahead to clear CTC St. Cloud, a loaded coal train is moving again. They'll cross over to main 1, run around several other eastbounds parked between St Cloud and Becker, t... (more)
After waiting on traffic ahead to get moving, an empty coal train gets underway. With the railroad backed up getting into Dilworth, they'll only make it another few miles before having to wait ag... (more)
A repainted AC4400CW and a blue and yellow SD40-2 lead an eastbound through Brooten on a nice summer morning.
A single SD40-2 leads an empty frac sand train east through Belgrade at sunset on a beautiful summer evening.
A westbound CP train roars by an antique Case tractor in Brooten. A local resident has parked it here in preparation for the antique car and tractor show that will take place the following mornin... (more)
A westbound at one of my favorite spots along the Paynesville Sub, even with the foliage a little out of control.
The daily Vancouver to Chicago hotshot hustles through Belgrade on a mild but hazy summer morning.
Some of UP's wings fly through Brooten with an eastbound tank train.
After being held for one last eastbound at Murray, train 497 is on the homestretch to Glenwood as their four units roar past the old elevator in Brooten.
A wide angle view of CP 6249 and CP 6049 on the point of westbound train 497 near Sedan, MN.
After stopping to check on the second unit, train 497 is throttling up to travel the last 10 miles or so to Glenwood. The water level on the SD40-2 was fine, even though an alarm indicated otherwi... (more)
A CP SD40-2 and two NS GEs at Murray with an eastbound grain train. With the train sitting in the siding, it was simply a matter of waiting for a hole in the clouds.