As summer heats up...I am ready for winter here in Iowa again. Hope for many plows trains. Back in 2008 the Cedar River Local cuts off the plow on the wye at Stacyville to put it on the rear end f... (more)
With No. 5437 on the point, four Draper-taper SD50F’s unique to the CN lead an eastbound coal empty by mile post 220 east of Henry House, Alta. and 15 miles from Jasper as the sun sets over the Ca... (more)
Three SD50F's lead a 44 car wayfreight South on ex-Soo Line trackage at sunset.
A trio of ex-Canadian National SD50F's trot South with 44 cars from the CP in Max.
The Class Unit of a once strong 60 unit fleet of GMD built SD50Fs sits quietly on Jasper, AB's shop track awaiting the call to duty.
My first trip to Canada to take a few train shots. Sitting in Jasper yard with a coal train
MLC5438 waits to load limestone at Warren, MT. A severe thunderstorm is ramping up and will soon inundate the area south of Warren. The limestone mined near here was originally used for Sugar Beat... (more)
The snazzy paint job on Montana Limestone Company’s SD50F Nos. 5404 and 5438 is seen at Warren, Montana, in the pouring rain on May 24, 2011. These two former Canadian National locomotives operate... (more)
Ice crystals fill the sky and create a sun dog around the setting sun, while DMVW 5439 North rocks and rolls on the early 20th century Soo Line jointed rail after serving the Blue Flint Ethanol Pl... (more)
The wayfreight has setout 14 corn loads for the ethanol facility and pulls a handful of mash and ethanol back towards the main. The Coal Creek Station, owned by Great River Energy, opened in 1981 ... (more)
DMVW 5439 North battles the whipping wind and blowing snow on a bitterly cold Winter afternoon. Wind chills down to -25!
The Northbound wayfreight trundles under Highway 83 on a bone chilling cold day.
DMVW's Max Wayfreight returns South towards Bismarck, passing one of the many iconic "Prairie Skyscrapers" on the line.
Two SD50F's of Canadian National heritage lead a short wayfreight into Wilton, crossing a county road that could use some more blade work.
Nothing runs like a Deere (or EMD's!). Four EMD's lead the wayfreight through North Dakota's countryside on a fine Fall evening.