A pair of geeps pull a local out of Pigs Eye yard.
CP 6055 hold the main line at Red Rock, ready to head east towards Portage. The local Scrap Iron job is tied down for lunch on the Industrial Lead.
The days are getting shorter and the shadows are getting in the way already as the SD60's roll through Newport, MN heading for the Twin Cities a few miles away in the last light of the day.
The Builder through Newport with Amtrak heritage unit #184 trailing.
An "on-time" performing Empire Builder passes through the milepost 402.8 defect detector through Newport, Minnesota en route to Red Wing.
One of CP's newest locomotives makes its first run across the border on the head end of train #298, bound for Chicago.
Westbound Patrol crosses over in front of BNSF all-rail ore train
CP 580 passes a group of BNSF maintenance personal replacing rail on Main 1 in Newport. The tail end of CP 299 can be seen in the distance holding the Industrial Lead changing crews.
On a hazy, foggy morning, coke loads wait their turn after leaving St. Paul while a tardy Empire Builder races by on main one heading for Chicago.
Be careful at all crossings, especially where remote controlled locomotives operate.
This rebar mill, formerly Newport Steel, recycles construction debris, automobiles, and shredded scrap to form renewed steel products.
Hell bent for Chicago, another EBD stacker leaves the Twin Cities behind.
A couple SD40-2s creep past Gerdau Ameristeel as some of the last remaining fall colors cling to the trees.
BNSF 6320 can't be more then a couple of months old as it leads a Dash 9 and a heavy Northtown-Galsburg manifest down Main 2 at Newport.