Two SD60's lead a set of new sand hoppers to the Ford Plant where they'll be stored. The Ford Plant closed in December, making shots through here difficult.
The St. Paul Transfer has just started up Short Line Hill yet they've already gained quite a bit of height as the tracks were once level with the road on the right. They'll continue up the hill p... (more)
Two CSX units lead a train through the "Cut off" from the Midway Sub to the St. Paul Sub.
The last days of the Ford Plant were starting to be felt with this train as they only had a handful of cars in tow. The plant would close down within weeks of this shot and the daily run through ... (more)
Some of the last operating stop sign equipped Griswolds in the state can be found in Harris, MN. The NP inspired power seems to fit right in with the old relics.
The St. Croix Valley units go about spotting cars at the grain facility in Rush City.
There are five BLE's working the former Missabe, every once in a while they'll get put together making for a cool consist to chase. Here the 903 and 909 lead a repainted IC SD40-2 with another lo... (more)
The TCWR's St. Paul Turn heads up Short Line Hill, passing the griswolds at Oneida St. A scene that's played out for several years but is coming to an end with new signal bases in.
CP 276 comes into Minnesota City and nears the end of its track warrant. They'll tie down in Goodview to wait for a new crew to take them east.
The HAT Transfer crosses the Mississippi River in Minneapolis with four SOO SD60's and a geep. With more and more units coming back repainted, it's a good day to catch four left untouched.
The crew off the Canon Falls Turns jumps onto CEFX 1505, which is stored at Randolph, and heads south to pick up the inbound cars off the main west of town. The 1505 is used to load hoppers and h... (more)
The Canon Falls Turn heads west on its way to Randolph after swapping empties for loads in Canon Falls.
The MNNR sand train departs Minneapolis and heads for St. Paul.
CN 8916 leads an All-Rail down the Missabe Sub towards Steelton for interchange to BNSF. The train is running with a DPU at the end, thus the newer power.
Another load of raw ore rounds the wye into United Taconite behind a pair of Dash 8's.