Bringing color to a mundane landscape, a westbound stacker heads into the setting sun.
As the sun sets on a great day of rail fanning, here we catch a quartet of C44-9W's rolling east. Taking in the action with this photographer is long time RP contributor Chris Muller.
Even though it's only a few months old itself, the 6318 is already looking well-used compared to the four brand new motors trailing in the consist of this westbound.
A short westbound Z train at one of the more popular photography locations along the Staples Subdivision.
Three motors move a Becker bound coal train through Manitoba Jct
With the clouds building all afternoon, a sunny shot of this old girl through Minnesota seemed harder and harder. A last minute location change and a 100 yard dash, and the results were well wort... (more)
High priority merchandise from Northtown Yard heads west behind a trio of GEs.
Coal empties from Xcel Energy in Becker, MN cruise west behind a new member of BNSF's family.
Westbound coal empties slide under the wood bridge west of Hawley. The power on this train is a display of BNSF coal haulers, including a repainted SD70MAC third out in the consist.
An elevated pan shot of one of BNSF's locomotives as it climbs the grade out of the Red River valley in western Minnesota.
The railfan gods answered yesterday with a short lived sucker hole of sun just as SP 4449 passed under one of the old wooden bridges just east of Hawley. Most of MN had heavy cloud cover for most... (more)
A pair of SD70's pull Superior bound coal loads through Western Minnesota
A westbound baretable train behind a lone Dash 9 west of Lake Park.