Covering rail projects along the Twin Cities - Madison - Milwaukee - Chicago Corridor, and delving into the history of the Hiawathas, Zephyrs, and 400s which raced through this region in excess of 100 mph in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Washout near Le Sueur, Minnesota
The Trains magazine News Wire reports that there's been a washout of Union Pacific tracks near Le Sueur, Minnesota. The segment of track is part of the Mankato Subdivision. Apparently about half a mile of track will have to be repaired. Traffic is being rerouted along the ex-Rock Island "Spine Line" farther east.