I knew trains would be hard to come by on the former Milwaukee Road across South Dakota, but we caught up to this grain train at Morristown. After grabbing a shot there, we continued west and wai... (more)
A 1960's GMC truck collects more snow as another BNSF grain eases by the Mina Elevator in the background.
Some of the exceptionally flat terrain in Northeast South Dakota can give way to some exceptionally brilliant sunsets. Much like this one lighting up sky just west of Aberdeen on BNSF's Mobridge S... (more)
BNSF 5962 leads a grain train into the whole past the Mina elevator and a 60's-model GMC truck.
CSXT 4550 is on the head-end of a four-motor consist that's putting a good show hauling a train of CSX loaded hoppers westbound out of Aberdeen.
Bracketed by the remaining ends of a Big Stone Power bethgon, a welder goes about torching pieces of these BSPX cars that were involved in a wreck back on February 1st. (See photo ID 423347 for wr... (more)
Oops... A BNSF Big Stone Power empty coal train looks to have been sideswiped by some loaded grain cars from the Aberdeen Wheat Growers' Plant on the west end of town.
BNSF 1030 leads a shuttle past an old elevator at Mina, SD, creating that classic rural grainger feel that dominates the northern plains.