When I head northwest from Anoka, I drive on U.S. Highway 10 at least to Clear Lake. Then, depending on my destination, I either remain on Highway 10 or jog west and get on I-94.
When I'm on Highway 10, I drive along railroad tracks.
Since last fall's challenges with propane and fertilizer rail shipments, and now with too much of the 2013 crop still sitting in bins and on the ground, I have been more cognizant of those tracks. Reason? I always, and I mean always, pass a line of parked…