MPRPE heads west as a Gevo led stack train heads east while the sun sets over this frozen landscape.
Today's Seattle bound Z train rushes through Rochelle ducking under various Q signals along the way.
A pair of former CNW Dash 8's lead this Proviso to Peoria manifest through Elmhurst on a crisp and clear Sunday afternoon. Scene's like this will soon cease to exist as UP retires the CNW's fleet ... (more)
The 06:30 Proctor Road Switch is returning home as the repainted 400 leads DMIR 215 and 403 struggling up Spirit Mountain with empties from the docks. Even with an empty train, the three EMD's are... (more)
A Two Harbors to Minnorca empty leans into the bend at Fayal, MN, about two miles south of Iron Jct where the train will turn back north toward Minorca for loading.
Untouched DMIR 412 leads a new kid on the block toward Fairlane where the train will load at Unitac and head back south to the docks.
DMIR 212 takes the turn on the north leg of Fairlane wye and points south toward the entrance to Unitac. Here the train will dump its load of crude ore and turn back to Thunderbird for another loa... (more)
The 06:00 T-Bird heads for Unitac as the sun rises on this frigid Minnesota morning.
On a frigid Minnesota morning, DMIR 308 and 316 idle near the Keenan yard office before their call to duty. Both of these old-timers are slated for retirement, unfortunetaly sooner rather then lat... (more)
DMIR 214 has its train of crude ore in control as it splits the vintage search lights enroute to Fairlane and the Unitac plant.
The 08:00 Keenan switch rounds the north leg of the wye leading into Keenan yard as the sun finally makes an appearance.
The Keenan switch job rushes back to Keenan Yd with cars off the interchange track at Shelton Jct. The pair of veteran SD-M's will turn back later in the day returning a cut of cars to Shelton Jct... (more)
IC 6063 leads an extra manifest eastbound into Hawthorne after battling blizzard like conditions in Iowa.
DM&E 6359 leads this MNACC south on the Belt crossing over to main one in order to run around a V DENCHC that got on off the BNSF.
DM&E 6359 south waits patiently as BNSF 4080 leads V DENCHC onto the Belt and out of BNSF's east hole at 31st St.