BNSF's twice weekly Galesburg to Peoria train is nearing its destination while Union Pacific's counterpart (UP PECL) is putting together its train in the background.
After shoving out of GM Yard onto Main 1, the Argonne Local heads west by the Santa Fe searchlights at the control point known as "Harbor."
Trainmaster Eric chats with the crew of the BNSF Northgate Local as they wait for MOW to clear before heading back towards Minot on 9/24/13. Eric was going to banner test the train, but MOW held ... (more)
Four geeps on the M NTWWLM. BNSF 2300, 2258, 2639 and 2896. Sounded pretty awesome notching up out of the Wayzata siding.
Two GP38-2's lead the daily Northgate Local past an old school house in what once was the community of Perella.
As a crew member aligns a switch the late afternoon sun highlights the battle scars on the fuel tank of this veteran geep.
A nice looking pair of ex-Frisco Geeps rest at the servicing facility in Willmar.
After coming up from Grand Forks earlier in the morning, BNSF 2300 is quiet and tied up for the day at the south end of the sidings at the sugar plant north of Drayton. A fresh crew will bring it ... (more)
The Cass Lake local sits under a chilly sky on the Cass Lake Wye. The switch broom just out of frame has been used quite a bit this year, a long with the section crew cleaning out these switches.... (more)
The Labor Day version of the Wadena Local has 5 cars and is rushing through Glyndon with nowhere to go, as its home terminal of Dilworth about 4 miles away has no room for it at the moment.
BNSF's daily Drayton Local prepares to rattle across the diamond of the former Northern Pacific Manitoba line, now a business spur, as it finishes its trip back to Grand Forks.
The Peavey Switch builds its train of grain empties as the cement carrier J.A.W Iglehart discharges its cargo in the distance.
In an unusual move, a pair of nice looking GP38-2s normally assigned to the Brainerd Local were used to switch the Peavey Elevator in Superior today.
85 Empty Flatcars, Splines, Wells and Fore Runners headed for Prescott Wi
A nice clean geep leads a westbound Lincoln, NE - Dilworth, MN train through Morris. The siding can be seen in the foreground, it is still jointed rail.