A pair of classic SD40-2s bring the daily Lincoln, NE - Grand Forks, ND high priority manifest into the yard on a pleasant morning. As a bonus, I get a nice wave from Engineer Lunak!
As their career hauling northern plains coal comes to an end, SD60Ms and Oakways will have to earn their keep elsewhere...like these two powering the high priority Grand Forks, ND - Northtown, MN ... (more)
High priority Lincoln, NE - Grand Forks, ND stretches all the way back and curves across Demers Avenue as it makes its way toward the yard behind a nice H1 leader.
About a week after its inaugural run, the high priority Lincoln, NE - Grand Forks, ND manifest pulls into the yard on a cold morning behind a pair of UP visitors. The H-LINGFD replaces the H-LIND... (more)
A clean Heritage I Dash 9 leads an Alton grain train over G.F. Switch and into the yard. This train was having DPU difficulties in Alton and had to negotiate a broken rail on its journey north, n... (more)
A nice change of pace away from H2 Dash 9 power for the H-train, an all EMD lashup powers over G.F. Switch on ABS Trackage leaving the yard. This power trio came in this morning on the M-NTWGFD w... (more)
Another all-AC powered coal train brings Clay Boswell loads into the yard on a pleasant Sunday morning after two straight days of rain. BN 9694, the same unit I caught a few days prior, runs seco... (more)
Unpatched BN glory hits the crossover leaving the yard with empty Clay Boswell coal.
An over-under study on grain transportation as Erskine grain empties come into the yard off the Hillsboro Sub while a twin-trailer rig flies overhead at 75mph on I-29 northbound.
Loaded coal crosses over from Main 2 and onto the Passenger Main at G.F. Switch behind a trio of MACs. It's pretty unusual to catch an SD70MAC up here, let alone three of them. Could this be the... (more)
I wonder how many trains this little bridge has supported since it was built back in 1928? Here empty coal is about to add to the tally as it leaves the yard.
A neat twist on a neat engine: the Greenface SD60M leading coal empties out of the yard. Click for more Grand Forks Rai... (more)
The daily H-train has some visiting black leading the charge west out of the yard on the heels of empty Clay Boswell coal.
Another B40-8 leads the daily H-GFDGAL train out of the yard and under I-29 on its way toward Fargo.
Crossing over from the Passenger Main to the Hillsboro Sub, a trio of Oakways running elephant-style lead empty coal hoppers out of the yard.