For a brief time in August 2017, and perhaps for the first time in its history, the Glasston Sub hosted high priority main line freights after the Grand Forks Red River bridge suffered an outage d... (more)
What was originally the leading power is now the trailing power as a unit grain train departs Grand Forks to head north toward Ardoch.
An empty unit grain train rolls northward out of Grand Forks on the Glasston Sub en route to a shuttle elevator for loading.
It's a pleasant spring morning as the Drayton Local staggers northward out of Grand Forks. It's definitely good to see older power like this receive a new paint job!
A swooshed GP50 pulls the Drayton Local out from behind the Minn-Dak Milling elevator under ominous clouds in April of last year.
A trio of SD70MACs leads Ardoch coal loads northward over the wooden bridge at milepost 4 as they head for their final stop 20 miles ahead.
It's just after sunrise as the Drayton Local begins its run up the Glasston Subdivision. The bell on the lead unit was not working properly and would require repairs after the train returned.
Grain empties heading somewhere north roll under the Interstate 29 overpass with a Heritage II Dash 9 on the rear.
Coal loads bound for the Crystal Sugar stockpile at Ardoch roll northward out of Grand Forks with a thankfully rearward-facing ACe in tow.
The region's recent rainfall has both the Red River and the drainage ditches high as the Drayton Local rolls northward out of Grand Forks.
The Drayton Local rolls northward over the milepost 4 bridge in early morning light. Many thanks to the weed spray contractor who moved out of the way for me to shoot.
Grain empties heading from CSX to CHS at Milton, ND, roll northward over the wooden bridge at milepost 4 late in the day.
It's a pleasant sight as a work train rolls over the bridge at MP 4 behind a nowadays rare duo of Heritage I Dash 9s.
A GEVO and a Dash 9 roll southward toward Grand Forks on the rear of a Drayton shuttle train. The train would reverse direction when it reached the yard and these two rear units would become the l... (more)
The Drayton Local staggers northward out of Grand Forks with the usual suspects leading the way.