The Minnesota Northern Warroad Local plows through a big drift the day after fresh snowfall on its way to St. Hilaire for some routine switching at the southern end of the Warroad Subdivision.
The Warroad Local cruises back to Crookston via Erskine after making the connection off of the Canadian Pacific Detroit Lakes Subdivision and onto the BNSF Grand Forks Subdivision. The MNN crew c... (more)
It's golden hour as the Minnesota Northern Warroad Local creeps down towards Saint Hilaire from Dakota Junction to finish the day switching the agriculture industries in town.
The weekly Minnesota Northern Warroad Local waits in the ready position along Minnesota Highway 32 in order to head for the Crookston yard. Within the consist is MNN 1383, MNN 1356, ILSX 929, and... (more)
Minnesota Northern GP9 #1383 leads two ILSX SD40-2s numbered 1339 & 1340 with the weekly Warroad Local north of Thief River Falls at Dakota Junction.
Three Minnesota Northern/ILSX locomotives assemble grain hoppers at the Greenbush CHS Salol Elevator in a scene that can only be seen once per week. The second unit is ILSX 1335, a former CP Rail... (more)
At the end of Minnesota Northern's Warroad subdivision, a lot of old railroad equipment can be found, with GP9 #1383 as no exception. The Burlington Northern style station sign has slowly weather... (more)
At the end of the line in the home of Polaris Industries, two Minnesota Northern locomotives are tied down as nearly every elevator along the Warroad subdivision is busy filling grain hoppers. Th... (more)
The sleepy community of Mentor is briefly awakened as a four car Warroad Local hustles eastward through town.
MNN 1383 and ILSX 1381 sandwich a four car Warroad Local as it heads eastward toward the Canadian Pacific at Erskine. This location was once a major junction, where the Northern Pacific line to Wi... (more)
The weekly Warroad local sits north of Thief River Falls on a pleasant summer evening.
Minnesota Northern's weekly trip up the Warroad Subdivision heads back to Thief River Falls passing milepost 56 to meet back up with MNN 1356 at Dakota Junction.
Tied down, shut down, but looking great in the afternoon sun as amber waves of grain do just that.
MNN 1383 and ILSX 1395 are bathed in early morning sunlight as they rest south of the diamond in TRF with cars retrieved from Saint Hilaire, MN, the previous day. Today they will combine the train... (more)
The hoppers are just about loaded, and MNN 1383 should soon be returning with them to Crookston. Just in case you're wondering, the loco will not be taking any extra from this auger. ;)