A pair of RRVW GP's lead the Hankinson Turn over trackage rights on BNSF toward the CP/DMVW interchange at Hankinson, ND.
The RRVW Hankinson Turn rolls across a small bridge just south of Campbell. In a few miles they'll turn west onto the CP for the remainder of their trip from Breckenridge, MN to Hankinson, ND.
Eastbound tanks pass the searchlights still in place at the east end of Campbell on the former Great Northern mainline in far western Minnesota.
The Red River Valley & Western's Hankinson Turn poses next to the old Farmer's Co-op elevator in Campbell as it waits in the siding to get a track warrant on the Canadian Pacific's Elbow Lake Subd... (more)
A monster manifest kicks out a lot of smoke and heat as it struggles to get up to track speed after meeting a load at Campbell. In the distance, you can see the DPU of the westbound grain load on... (more)
Heading east from their home base in Breckenridge, MN, a pair of GPs lead the Hankinson Turn through the small town of Campbell, MN.
A Red River Valley & Western local job heads down the siding as a loaded BNSF grain train heads west.
The Red River Valley & Western Hankinson Turn has taken the siding in Campbell to meet a westbound BNSF grain train and wait to receive their warrant onto the Canadian Pacific several miles ahead.... (more)
RRVW 4104 and 2001 traverse a small portion of BNSF's Morris Subdivision before turning west on the CPR Elbow Lake Subdivision at Aberdeen Line Junction, near Nashua.
These two Caterpillar powered geeps sound and look great as they accelerate the Fairmount Turn along the Campbell siding alongside a westbound unit grain train.
A loaded, 100+ car 'earthworm' train is in notch 8 as it accelerates from zero to 50mph. You can see the cloud of heat distortion from it's exhaust as it passes another train holding the siding.
BNSF's secondary routes were extremely congested after a derailment at Lake Park, MN on the Minneapolis-Fargo main line. A second train on the same track is visible in the background, just past t... (more)
Rear facing DPU unit on a heavy loaded grain train as seen from on the ground.