Late in the day, the Aberdeen local heads through the tiny town of Correll on the ex Milwaukee Road.
An Amtrak extra headed to Chicago.
This train set was running the schedule of Amtrak 7/27. However, reports of an avalanche on Marias Pass terminated the train in Shelby MT.
Instead of stagi... (more)
As a short daylight winter's day nears it's end, BLE 909 hauls steaming pellets south from U.S. Steel Minntac towards Proctor, MN.
CN 2027 emerges from behind a curtain of fall colors across the landscape.
After rebuilding at Albia, Iowa, CP F9B 1900 was put on train 493 for a shakedown run from St. Paul to Superior, Wisconsin. A rare visit for one of CP's Fs in the Twin Ports.
A rare extra local with an unusual choice of power brings a large train from St Cloud to Minneapolis.
A matching pair of dash 8's wear CN's privatization anniversary logo working the T-Bird job hauling rock form the mine to the plant
The Aberdeen local heads west past the impressive elevator complex in Appleton on the last bit of ex GN trackage it'll be on. In about a mile, they will cross onto the ex Milwaukee Road mainline.
CN 5720 brings a short consist to Northtown Yard however today CP has blocked their way with a stack train.
Fog and snow shroud the area but DMIR 404 sticks out like a sore thumb with its brand recognition logo leading a T-Bird loading at United Taconite.
Fall colors are starting to pop as a mixed freight passes by with a pair of modern motive power.
Full steam ahead! The 5 hour late Empire Builder throttles up after waiting for a CP freight train.
Another tardy day for the Aberdeen local, though not as tardy as last time, heading into Kerkhoven, with the consist flipped this time around.
In the last light of the day, the Aberdeen Local heads into Kerkhoven on a rare afternoon/evening run for this part of the line.
A 3/4 ground level wedgie of DMIR 400, CN 6013 and DMIR 402 with train at Largo waiting for the all clear from the mine so they can shove back and under the coarse crusher loadout pocket at United... (more)