The east local picks up a cut of cars at the Grove City elevator, while the conductor keeps an eye from outside of the train.
With work done for the day, the east local has a straight shot westbound back to home base in Willmar.
CP 7020, one of five military units, leads CPKC train 243 over the Crow River in Rockford, with an NS dash 9 along for the ride as well. Down below, some local fisherman try their luck. Since Memo... (more)
The east local heads into Litchfield, passing the last GN era signal still standing on the Wayzata Sub, and maybe even in the entire state for that matter, guarding the siding track for the east e... (more)
Finishing work at Howard Lake, the east local continues westbound, throttling up into Cokato.
Late in the evening, after dumping ballast in Loretto, this rock train was seen here heading back to Humboldt, kicking up quite a storm.
After working Montrose, the east local heads to its next industry in Howard Lake.
Running later than usual, the Willmar east local heads westbound after running around their train in Delano siding.
Loads duck under the Rainy Sub at Munger.
A load heads south into Saginaw early in the morning.
Empties head west into Munger late in the day, passing underneath the Rainy Sub, also known as the ex DWP main.
An empty departs Fairlane with a pair of North American stenciled SD40-2Ws.
402 begins its journey downhill, bringing loads to the dock.
Limestone loads head north through Culver behind a matching pair of SD40-2Ws. I always like shooting widecab 40s on the point, and getting a matched duo was extra nice. Later that day we'd also se... (more)
Southbound loads swing south on the Missabe Sub in the morning sun.