One last call for the 6400s. A few days after this image was taken the ICE 6400s were transferred over to the RCPE. This nice set didn't run up the hill and daylight, so this shot was my last capt... (more)
From the extreme west end of the DME, to the extreme east end, I covered it all in two days. If you are wondering, yes, the bluff is as steep as it looks. B27 doubles the hill with an SD40-2, an S... (more)
Nothing like a pair of Blue and Golds to start off the summer right!
B27 leaves CP's River Sub and enters the first mile of the former DM&E Waseca Subdivision. Friend and fellow railfan Josh D. offered his modeling services to fill what would have been a rather bl... (more)
DME 6370, a former Milwaukee Road unit, leads another DME SD40-2 on job B27 as they round a bend near Farmers Park. A blizzard is in full force in SE Minnesota but we are protected behind the blu... (more)
B27 passes by one of the many farms nestled in the bluffs of the Mississippi River valley. In a few short months these bluffs will be lush with greenery and the fields will be planted with crops.... (more)
With only 8 cars on today's B27 the train should make good time west to Waseca, MN. The train is seen here crossing over Garvin Brook in the first couple of miles of the Waseca Subdivision. The ... (more)
B27 enters the downtown area of Eyota, MN. Photo opportunities were becoming limited due a quick setting sun. A large snow pile adjacent to one of the sidings provided some excellent elevation f... (more)
With a short train behind them, the crew had the B27 moving at a good pace on this day. Here they are seen working through some fields just outside of St. Charles, MN.
Job B27 works west out of Lewiston, MN as it passes by Benson Farm Services. I was hoping for some solid snow cover after a blizzard moved through the area a few days prior, however, the winds fr... (more)
After close to an hour and a half of set backs and delays, job B27 was finally underway out of Minnesota City. Now out of the river valley and making its way through the open fields of southeaste... (more)