BNSF's "Northstar Holiday Train" arrives the Big Lake transit platform for boarding passengers going on a free ride to St. Paul Union Depot.
The 2018 Pumpkin Express on the Osceola and St. Croix Valley Railway. After a number of years using the SD9, the change was made to use the 325 (possibly at my request). The train looked excellent... (more)
Three SD40-2s accelerate out of Anoka headed for their final destination of Northtown Yard in Minneapolis.
The NLR "greenies" perform switching at the LPG facility in Rockville. The old geeps are running on borrowed time now as new power is rumored to arrive in the winter, putting these class... (more)
Milwaukee Road 261 performs a photo run-by as part of the Gourment Express fall excursions. These PTC fundraiser trips were hosted on the former Milwaukee Road, now TC&W.
Four TC&W 4-axle units lead a short transfer from BNSF back to home rails across the Mississippi River.
Three modern BNSF EMD AC widecabs are in control of this hot intermodal train from Chicago to the west coast. Not a bad look! Two ACes and a MACe.
A trio of BNSF SD40-2s on the Dilworth road freight meet the eastbound St. Cloud local with a pair or rebuilt 4-axles. Five EMD standard cabs in a perfect meet on the mainline in 2018, who would'v... (more)
A trio of BNSF SD40-2s and a BNSF SD70MAC escape severe thunderstorms to the south and east as it heads for Dilworth.
Minnesota Transportation Museum's former Great Northern SDP40 #325 sits on the turntable of the Jackson Street Roundhouse. The locomotive was temporarily patched as its old self, BN 6399. The unit... (more)
"Soo Line" 559 poses at Union Depot while on display for the 2018 edition of 'Train Day.' The ex-Rock Island GP7 has been out of service for four years undergoing engine rehabilitation a... (more)
A pair of four-axle EMDs lead a St. Paul intermodal to Staples, MN for a power swap.
A trio of BNSF EMDs hustles uphill around the curve entering the town of Lincoln. The power barely fits in a sucker hole of sunlight. The third unit is a GP38-2B.
A trio of BNSF SD40-2s round the gentle elevated curve out of Clear Lake headed east for BNSF's Northtown Yard.
A trio of BNSF SD40-2s, two in BN paint, lead an eastbound manifest through a massive snowstorm.