A westbound Z train rounds a curve between Lake Park and Hawley.
A westbound stack train with an NS unit in the consist.
A bare nosed SD70MAC spews exhaust as it works to drag another load of coal out of the Red River valley east of Hawley. Click heremore)
A westbound stack train behind an ES44 and a faded Warbonnet rolls through one of the curves between Lake Park and Hawley. Things have certainly greened up a bit in this area since Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE ES44DCLocation: Hawley, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: BNSF 7466Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 16, 2009
As the last rays of sunlight turn to twilight, just the outline of a trio of SD60's and the reflecting sunlight off some bethgon hoppers are lit. The busy Staples Sub never has time to rust which... (more)
The last rays of sunlight strike a westbound manifest as it rounds a curve west of Lake Park.
An SD70MAC is pushing for all its worth in DPU service, shoving a coal train out of the Red River valley east of Dilworth, MN.
With an H1 Dash 9 on the point, a westbound stack train coasts downgrade around a sweeping curve between Lake Park and Hawley.
Four GE's tug a stack train westward. That green signal in the distance is for an eastbound manifest, which was just off to the right of this shot. Only one of two meet shots that me and fellow ... (more)
With the rain clouds moving quickly off to the east, some beautiful evening sun shines on a westbound Z train as it passes under highway 32 east of Hawley. Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE ES44DCLocation: Hawley, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: BNSF 7268Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 01, 2009
The Wadena local nears Halwey on its way west toward Dilworth in the late afternoon.
A westbound Z train rolls under the rural overpasses east of Hawley.
BN green glows in the late evening sun. It's going to be a shame to see these 40-2s get retired.
In low winter light, a Z train speeds around the curve at Hawley as it heads downhill to a crew change in Dilworth.
As the sun sets of a very cold Minnesota afternoon, long winter shadows are cast contrasting against a delightfully warm train as the firey sunset behind me makes for the final catch of the day.