Photographed from the highway 95 overpass is a ballast empty to Dresser WI for loading.
'City of Bloomer' and a Golden West Service box car sit in the Northern Rail & Transload yard.
A rare Geneva Utah bound taconite load with 3 SP GE's and a mix of hoppers. I believe these were symbolled something like ST815.
SP power brings a BN manifest train from Superior WI on the Hinckley Subdivision to Northtown.
With the grungiest looking motor on the point, a SP double stack train heads into the sunset.
Using trackage rights on the BN from KC-Chicago, a SP intermodal train travels east thru the outskirts of Galesburg IL.
A SP and Rio Grande unit lead an empty taconite train from Geneva Steel.
A BNSF train with a couple of NS GE's makes it way north/east thru the outskirts of Garretson SD on the Marshall Subdivision
An eclectic set of power splits the search lights at MP 41.2 on the BNSF Staples Subdivision. The codeline and searchlight signals have all fallen since the line was upgraded to CTC.
A pair of GP35's sandwich an ex-SOO GP9 on this grain train.
A Nebraska Central train on UP trackage at Central City.
With the interchange work done at Florence, all 6K HP are put to use to get the train back up to track speed under the last sunlight of the day.
Viewed from a bluff in The Nature Conservatory's Hole in the Mountain Prairie, the Tracy turn makes its way back west.
Downtown Mankato murals provide a pleasing backdrop as the triweekly Mankato-Aurora train pulls thru town.
The Mankato-Aurora train with its pair of SD40-2's and 39 empties round the sweeping curve coming out of Cobden MN.