A shiny GP39 leads the way as the inbound South Local passes under Interstate 29 and splits the signals guarding the namesake switch.
Typical coal power has found its way onto the rear of a loaded grain train as it accelerates westward on the Devils Lake Sub. The two units on the head end are also AC power, meaning the train tec... (more)
A former Southern Pacific tunnel motor and former BRC switcher form an unlikely pair residing at the shuttle elevator in Berthold.
A westbound stack train cruises through Berthold, passing a former Southern Pacific tunnel motor that now resides at the local elevator.
I can feel the K5LA in my chest as a trio of EMDs leads coal loads eastward around the curve into Dale.
A ratty old timer fronts the daily Otter Tail Valley Railroad interchange train as it reverses eastward into BNSF's Dilworth Yard. OTVR 4021 has passed through many hands, built for B&O, later own... (more)
The sound of a sweet Leslie RS3K fills the air as the conductor of a westbound empty oil train gives a wave.
An elephant-style pair of GEs leads a manifest freight westward under the eastern wooden bridge east of Hawley, running wrong main due to a couple of eastbounds also running wrong main.
"The engineers don't wave from the trains anymore"... This crew appears justifiably thrilled to have barely enough power for this manifest freight to make the hill, slogging past ... (more)
It's soon after sunrise as a 70ACe and newly rebuilt GE lead an empty frac train eastward around the curve into Lake Park.
GEVOs weren't exactly built for this! BNSF 7408 leads the late westbound Empire Builder out of Williston while CSXT 3096 serves as a switcher at the west end of the yard.
The westbound Empire Builder gets a lift from a freight unit as it rolls into Williston over eight hours late. The train lost six hours west of Crary, ND, after a car struck the side of the... (more)
A lone Dash 9 is all it takes to handle this string of baretables passing the wye at Division Street.
A quartet of GEs leads an eastbound BNSF intermodal train as it comes off of the hill and exits the wye at Division Street.