MNNR 58 and 84 switch cars at Midway, seen from the Amtrak platform. Units are former LMX 8581, and 8543.
It's been years since I've seen one of the first generation SD70ACe's leading in BNSF paint. Crews aren't big fans of these motors for their rough ride and lack of noise protection.
B73 crosses the Government Bridge headed east through Rock Island to interchange with IAIS. The GP9's, built in 1954, still earn their keep working locals in the Quad Cities but could be near the... (more)
The Twin Cities railfans were lucky today to see the Virginian heritage unit roll through town leading an empty ethanol train to South Dakota.
Lite power heads back to Midway after delivering another sand train.
On its first run since repainting, MNNR 84 pauses in New Brighton to allow a couple roster shots to be taken.
On its first run since repainting, MNNR 84 heads across the CP diamond in New Brighton with Job 46.
Fresh from the paint booth, MNNR 84 poses on the turntable at the roundhouse. This is the first of three B39-8's to receive a paint job. Photo taken with permission.
One of CN's first SD60's to be released is seen headed back to Wisconsin Rapids after switching industry in Port Edwards and Nekoosa.
SQS 1000 and 3086 pose for photos at America's Central Port in Granite City, IL. Thanks goes to the crew and Respondek Railroad Corp. who allowed this to happen.
An SD70ACe leads a manifest at sunset over a small creek near Westville on the Heavener Sub.
MNNR lite power move heads back to St Anthony after leaving another sand train in Bluff Yard. The former LMX units likely traveled these rails before working for BN.
The Driftwood Turn departs Port Allegany after spotting industry. They'll make good time to the NS with a short train.
The Rochester Turns heads into Avon to pick up six cars before continuing north.
There aren't a lot of places left where you can you see two RS-3's in revenue service still holding their own leading an empty grain train. The DL is headed through the Nay Aug Tunnel in Scranton... (more)