Ellis and Eastern RR 77 and 87 are on BNSF rails enroute from the quarry in Corson to Sioux Falls. Both units were recently painted after being acquired when EE purchased the Minnesota Southern Ra... (more)
Ellis and Eastern RR 77 and 87 on a sand train out of Corson is passing Falls Park on BNSF rails near downtown Soiux Falls. Both units were recently painted after being acquired when EE purchased ... (more)
A five-pack of great looking and always clean Dakota & Iowa power shoves a loaded rock train south over the bridge at Falls Park.
The train would be tied down on BNSF tracks awaiting a BNSF cre... (more)
900 horsepower is enough to switch out 4 empty cement hoppers from the Rail to Road Transload north of Sioux Falls, SD.
BNSF Geeps and snow fighting equipment in Sioux Falls.
Growing up on the Grand Trunk Western gave me an appreciation for the versatility of the SW1200RS. Here an ex-Central Vermont unit leads an ex-CP SW900 and an old Rock Island hopper.
Who says South Dakota doesn't have scenery or cool railroads?
A GP28P-2 and GP38-2 in the BNSF Sioux Falls yard.
A E&E local freight switches a cement distribution facility at Sioux Falls, SD on Oct. 9, 2013 w/ SW900 No. 17 and SW1200RS No. 7.
An eastbound Ellis and Eastern local freight heads for downtown Sioux Falls, SD on Oct. 9, 2013 with SW1200RS No. 7 and SW900 No. 17.
An eastbound Ellis and Eastern local freight crosses the Sioux River in Sioux Falls, SD on Oct. 9, 2013 with SW1200RS No. 7 and SW900 No. 17.
A coal empty is headed south and about to cross from South Dakota back into Minnesota, a short time after crossing into Minnesota they'll cross into Iowa.
Southbound Dakota & Iowa rock loads snake over the BNSF main in downtown Sioux Falls.
Southbound rock loads cross over Falls Park in the later morning.
Ellis & Eastern rock loads pass through Beadle Park shortly before crossing the Big Sioux River.