A military move from Camp Ripley heads west to Kansas City, MO through the small town of Grove City, with a nice looking warbonnet on point.
An empty ore train out of Two Harbors is about 80 minutes into their trip north to the Minntac Plant near Mountain Iron. These trains make a daily trips to and from Two Harbors to load ore pellets... (more)
An empty ore train out of Two Harbors is about 80 minutes into their trip north to the Minntac Plant near Mountain Iron. These trains make the 168 mile round trip to and from Two Harbors many time... (more)
Close to sunset, the colorful NTWLAU heads through the western Minnesota prairie near Odessa on the former Milwaukee Road mainline.
Now on the ex GN Watertown line, NTWLAU continues west on the track warrant territory. In a few miles they will be switching onto the ex Milwaukee Road mainline to the Pacific Northwest. The warbo... (more)
CP H42, the daily Humboldt Avenue Transfer, crosses the Camden Bridge in northern Minneapolis with a matched pair of ex-SOO SD60s.
The Northtown Yard to Laurel, MT manifest has quite the colorful consist today. Many schemes of the BNSF are represented on this train. The last 3 units were added in Willmar for the trip west to ... (more)
MNNR 316 heads down Cleveland St to pick up tank cars at Interplastic Corporation.
After setting off a cut of cars at Northtown, today's L506 transfer reverses into the T-Yard to pick up their new train that was just dropped off by a BNSF yard switcher. In the background are som... (more)
BNSF 1687 heads eastbound through Midway Yard with the Minneapolis skyline towering on the horizon.
It's a CP sandwich as CP 8077 brings its train by just at the right time as the BNSF crew has nearly backed all the way into the CP Yard.
MMNAU approaches the Land of Memories Park Junction where they are shown in spectacular light.
Departing Mankato yard with 35 cars for Aurora, SD.
CN 5732 leads freight through Shoreham Yard after picking it up in Northtown Yard.
MNNR 80 gets some extra power from MNNR 87 today to perform the switching for the transload cars.