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Hi all,

I've been doing some train watchin' lately after work. The place I work is right by the yard. There's always a local I follow home.


Here's BNSF Ex-BN SD40-2 1689, with help from CEFX Ex-Soo lease unit SD60 6006, leading the local back to Superior, Wisconsin on June 10th.


BNSF Ex-BN SD70MAC 1671 sitting in the yard in Grand Rapids, MN. She was brought in by the local on Friday and I'm not sure why. Been sitting in a siding ever since. This is my favorite paint scheme on any of the modern locomotives.


And here is the jewel that is Burlington Northern Caboose 12508. I think it is used for MOW work now. Everyday at work I want to climb on there and see if I can get inside. But I know better. Hopefully curiosity doesn't get the best of me.


This is one of those photos where everything seemed to workout perfectly without any prior planning. I was on my way back down from way up north and caught the train passing through Deer River, MN. So I quick turned around and went to a crossing. When I got out I saw the rainbow and thought, "Hell yeah!" All I wish was that I had an actual quality camera and not an iPad mini.

I'm hoping to get some photos of the taconite trains on the other subdivision I live by. But they don't seem to be on any kind of schedule so they're harder to catch at a time when I actually have time to get out or follow it. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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