Workers service the 261 while patrons embark for the La Crescent turn.
The roof of a bulldozer made a convenient location for this shot of the Fall Colors Train near Brownsville, Minn. Thankfully the Houston County Sheriff didn't seem to mind!
The La Crescent turn of the Fall Colors train blasts through Donehower to the excitement of fans on the train and US 61.
The orange and red maples at Maple Springs add to the colorful consist of the Fall Colors Train.
The Iowa Northern leaves the D&W at Dewer, Iowa for the UP from here to Waterloo, where the UP retained ownership of an island of track to serve John Deere and other important Waterloo shippers.
The Oelwein turn rolls thru scenic barn and silo country between Dunkerton and Dewar on the old CGW
With DDGs and ethanol from Hawkeye Renewables near Fairbank, Iowa, the Oelwein turn rounds the bend near Dunkerton.
Running about an hour late, the Empire Builder ducks under the Robert Street Bridge in downtown St. Paul, MN.
It's not even noon yet and the temp is already in the 90s as the Lakeville turn enters the Spine Line for a trip across town to their yard. The track in the foreground is the former CGW McIntire ... (more)
After climbing the 1.7 percent grade on Stockton Hill, the ruling grade on DME's east end, MWIHU 16 eases thru Lewiston on a warm humid afternoon.
Holy smoke! The UP Operation Lifesaver Train is halted in Chippewa Falls, Wis. as the crew works to extinguish the fire on 949.
It's 8:52 pm near Rodell, Wis. as UP's Operation Lifesaver Train nears the end of a deadhead move from Adams to Altoona.
The Northfield Local returns with nine cars from storage in Randolph. This train runs to Randolph as needed, usually once or twice a week.
An eastbound drag picks up speed on the welded rail south of Lake Benton, MN. It's common to see DME and ICE power pooled on road trains.
In this view from the Old Trails Road, Hualapai Mountain can be seen in the distance under the former Santa Fe bridge.