Trundling through the Northern Plains, DMVW 5418 leads three more EMD's on train #136, the Bismarck to Max wayfreight, passing an abandoned elevator in Coleharbor.
Wayfreight #136 from Bismarck to Max arrives in Underwood and has started what would be two hours worth of switching out Bakken oil field related products - lots and lots of fracking sand.
The hogger on #136 notches out his EMD ponies to climb out of Coleharbor. Sure wish the train wasn't a shorty!
The late Autumn sun sets over Lake Sakakawea, ending another beautiful day, while DMVW's train 136 trundles North.
All lined up for their last portrait these units will soon be parted out and scrapped at Allied Services' scrapyard. They looked pretty good outside but had been raided for parts. You would thin... (more)
A sparkling clean SD50F crosses a small creek just North of Baldwin.
A lone tree stands by the ex Soo Line tracks, while the DMVW wayfreight from Max trundles along at 10MPH.
The SB DMVW wayfreight from Max trots into rural Baldwin on the ex Soo Line stick rail at sunset, with a severe thunderstorm in Canada brewing in the background.
A couple of CN cowls 5428, 5443 along with 5291 power train 341 near Saunders.
Rolling through the Lower Fraser River Valley Canadian National Extra 5431 East occupies the "OS" at East Siding Switch Floods while a westbound coal load patiently waits for the signal at the wes... (more)
A pair of DMVW's finest and a lone centerbeam are enjoying the prairie life just outside of the small town of Geneseo, ND. Here the BN split from the SOO, but now, both are under the control of t... (more)
Eastbound mixed freight 354 crosses the North Saskatchewan River on CN's secondary Prarie North Line between Warman and North Battleford
Flangers and fenceposts. Thats about all you're gonna find out here, apart from the occasional DMVW train.
An empty grain train is on the last leg of its painfully slow trip south to Bismarck, ND. They have just completed a setout of the DMVW 862, and the sun has come out.