Amtrak's Empire Builder is parked at the depot at Minot waiting for a rested outbound crew to take the train west. An eastbound BNSF empty grain train rolls into Minot Yard for a crew change.
While we waiting for the outbound Amtrak crew to get rested at Minot, I took the opportunity to get some BNSF action by the Minot Depot. Inbound eastbounds came in covered in heavy frost. This was... (more)
I can't imagine what the countryside looked like west of here if the engines looked like this!!!! Due to crew's rest we waited for over 3 hours for an outbound Amtrak crew to continue our trip wes... (more)
A pair of GE demos hustle a short super hot UPS train eastward.
A pair of GE demos and older NREX units power a BNSF manifest thru the plains of North Dakota.
Eastbound grain empties thru the small town of Berthold.
As the sun wanes, an eastbound stack train glints as it blasts through Berthold, ND the evening of 9/24/13.
BNSF 7317 gives Amtrak train #7 a hand as it heads west over the Gassman Trestle west of Minot, ND on 9/25/13.
4 BNSF C44-9W's power this hot Chicago-Portland Z train over the Gassman Coulee trestle west of Minot,ND on 8/5/12.