Amtrak's Empire Builder flies over the Elm River north of Grandin, ND on a sticky June morning. After a strong spring and early summer regarding on time performance for the Builder, today's train ... (more)
Though it may look like late fall, it's actually the first day of spring 2016 as a westbound BNSF empty coal train rumbles through the tourist town of Medora, the only incorporated city in Billing... (more)
After some brief work in Wyndmere, the Hankinson switch job returns to its home over the Wild Rice River east of Mantador.
A rather short manifest freight detouring around a major derailment and explosion at Casselton, ND, breezes westward over the Freshwater Coulee on its way toward Minot.
An old wood toothpick trestle supports two GP38-2's and the 23 car Northgate Local on a fine Summer afternoon.
BNSF's Northgate Local struggles out of Minot with a GP30 body leading the 94 car train.
An eastbound priority intermodal train quickly crosses the Luverne trestle as I try to figure out how many animals have already been in my spot this winter...
Red River Valley & Western #300 southbound near Jamestown, ND || September 1989
Crossing the Mighty Mo Two Burlington Northern SD60Ms lead a coal train over the Missouri River Bridge at Bismarck, North Dakota, on the morning of June 29, 1994. This big bridge links ... (more)
A brand new SD70ACe leads a Casselton, ND to Longview, WA grain train over the Des Lacs Reservoir on a fine September morning.
Three GE's lead a heavy Laurel, MT to Dilworth, MN manifest over a small creek on a warm Summer afternoon.
A sparkling clean SD50F crosses a small creek just North of Baldwin.
An eastbound BN train works through a through truss bridge and by a pair of classic signals at Mandan, ND on July 6, 1980. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund and courtesy of the more)
Two GE's have a Fort Madison, IA-bound stack up to 70MPH, cruising down the undulating terrain of North Dakota, crossing a frozen Des Lacs Reservoir. The lake won't be frozen for long if we keep h... (more)
The days are numbered for the Soo Line paint on these SD60s, so it was a real treat to find a pair of them on the Elbow Lake Sub wayfreight crossing from Minnesota into North Dakota.