Exhaust warps the view of downtown Minneapolis, as this train is preparing for adding a cut.
MP 6 marks "the hill" which frequently cause stress to CP engineers moving heavy trains with the typical single unit.
A derailment happened 6/5/06, cars still sit next to the road.
Leaning into a curve, green leads the way into Northtown.
Heading west past the bluffs.
A pair of hockey stick SD60s deliver a cut of cars to the UP Belt Yard.
The perfect location for sunrise shots.
Stretching in front of the river front, a UP train waits to let Amtrak pass into the sunrise.
Long hood forward, this rare extra long string of power heads to South St. Paul.
Rolling past the bluff with a seemingly endless string of CSXT hoppers.
Pulling through the New Brighton wye, this head end lash up will disconnect and return to SSP.
Pulling through the St. Paul yard towards New Brighton and then onto Wisconsin.
Sitting out in the warm sun.
Hustling into Northtown.
With help from 8030, BNSF 7039 switches grain cars in Northtown.