After waiting for the Canadian Pacific to deliver a BNSF grain train to the elevator in the distance, the Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern's Mankato, MN to Aurora, SD manifest is back on the move on a... (more)
A lone telegraph pole remains in place as milepost 216 along the former Chicago & North Western near Revere, MN as a Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern train heads west on a nice spring evening.
A westbound RCPE train briefly disturbs a peaceful summer evening in the small town of Balaton, MN.
Three EMDs bring a rather short westbound Mankato, MN to Aurora, SD train through the small town of Revere on the former Chicago & North Western line across southern Minnesota.
The daily eastbound train out of Tracy is slowing to a stop in the tiny town of Cobden, MN on a nice July morning back in 2016. At the time RCPE power was fairly common on these trains east of Tra... (more)
On Easter Sunday evening in 2017, back when there were still some RCPE SD40-2s in blue and yellow paint, an empty ethanol train rolls through the hills of the Buffalo Ridge in western Minnesota on... (more)
With a former UP snoot nose SD40-2 on the point, the RCPE's M AUMN train to Mankato holds the main in Tracy, Minnesota just east of the split between RCPE and CP trackage. This train is waiting fo... (more)
A pair of Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern SD40-2's through downtown Mankato, Minnesota on the UP's Mankato Sub after picking up their train of interchange cars. As they train heads for CP's line towa... (more)
RCPE train MNAU (Mankato-Aurora) stops at Spring Switch to hand line their route from UP's main line to CPR's Tracy Sub.
Mankato MN-Aurora SD train departs Mankato with the ADM plant in the background.
The RCPE Belle Fourche to Rapid City turn is about to duck under Interstate 90, as they head towards RC.
A 3 pack of SD40-2's lead a ~ 50 car train out of Mankato after a recent snowfall.
A pair of Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern SD40-2's catch a suckerhole of sun in Lamberton, Minnesota as they hustle their train west over CP's Tracy Sub. Utilizing trackage rights over the CP, this j... (more)
After tripling their train together in UP's yard, RCPE's Mankato MN - Aurora SD train waits for the conductor to walk up to depart.
RCPE's Mankato MN - Aurora SD train passes the station sign at Judson MN.