Nickel Plate Road 765 heads north with the excursion train towards Hillsdale, passing an old elevator in downtown Montgomery.
Mixed intermodal/manifest train 146 makes its way east on the Paynesville Sub with a heritage unit on point.
WLMNTW works hard on its way east to Minneapolis with a trio of older EMDs for power.
The Aberdeen local heads west through the Minnesota River valley on the former Milwaukee Road mainline.
BNSF's business train heads east on the Wayzata Sub as sunset nears on Halloween.
A pair of H1 geeps lead the Willmar east local through Cokato on Halloween.
A nice surprise as a matching pair of H1 GP38-2s pull the Willmar East local out of Waverly on an oddly snowy Halloween. Snowfall from the previous night remained throughout the day.
An intermodal flies west through Maiden Rock. Despite it being very late into October, a good amount of foliage was still present.
A manifest winds its way south on the River Sub outside of Lake City.
A wayfreight shoves into the yard at Red Wing.
CP 7053 leads a manifest down the River Sub.
The Aberdeen local wraps around the horseshoe curve southwest of Bristol. This was one of the realignments the Milwaukee Road performed on this line after it was built.
765 heads north towards Hillsdale on its final excursion of the year.
The Mankato turn continues west in the final moments of daylight.
The Mankato to Aurora turn heads west on the Tracy Sub past the old CNW depot in S*eepy Eye (more context towards the end) on a very hot and muggy summer evening. As much as I like summer, I don't... (more)