As the winter sun rises above some distant clouds, the Empire Builder breaks the calm as it flies west out of Larimore with a healthy holiday season consist.
Coal loads for Superior, WI power up for the hill out of the Crystal Springs causeway on a perfect April morning.
Grain loads from New Salem, ND cast a near perfect reflection on the calm Sheyenne River as they soar over the Valley City Trestle.
A perfect matched pair of thirty year old SD50Fs fly out of a frosty winter landscape near Cleveland, North Dakota with coal empties from Spiritwood
With the bank of LEDs leading the way, a rebuilt snow dozer out of Fargo sweeps through Larimore behind a pair of GEs. The roads were less than ideal so chasing these guys as they made track speed... (more)
With the big wing pulled back in after cleaning the elevator track, the sun is out and the dozer is back on the move to its home in Fargo.
Just minutes after a perfect winter sunrise, Amtrak's Empire Builder flies under an old wooden bridge east of Hawley with an unusual consist today. Of note is the second locomotive, AMTK 42, paint... (more)
These three EMDs are right at home pulling big tonnage west toward Mandan as they sweep under MN 32 east of Hawley.
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)
An eastbound flies by as three big EMDs slowly pull 98 loads from Strata west off of Richards Spur and by a newly made pond.
Oil loads from North Dakota slowly pick up speed after meeting a westbound Z at Hawley. It was touch and go for a couple minutes, but the Z cleared just in time for me to make use of the recent ra... (more)
A clean EMD is always a welcome sight and today it's a SD70MACe on the point of the Breck Local.
A healthy Breck Local cruises east over Wolverton Creek with a sharp rebuilt EMD in the lead.
After some switching in Dilworth with BNSF and industries in Moorhead, the usual OTVR GPs head back to Fergus Falls near Sabin.
Double stacks from Seattle sail over the Long Prairie River on a perfect April morning.