Burden of rail delays falls on western Minnesota

Kicking the grain feeder into place.
Nate Boomgarden kicks the grain feeder into place on top of a train car as he and others filled a 110-car train with feed corn at the Crystal Valley Coop in Madelia, Minn. For most cars, the feeder fit perfectly over the train car, but some required the manual nudge from Boomgarden.