With another pair of Dash 9s in charge, the Northtown to Noyes manifest rolls into the morning sunlight and passes the sidings at the American Crystal Sugar plant in East Grand Forks.
A pair of 70MACs hauls a Noyes to Dilworth manifest slowly past the American Crystal Sugar plant in East Grand Forks.
Coal loads for Cohasset, MN, head for Fisher, MN, where they will take the siding, while the City Job with a repainted GP28 waits for them to clear.
A recently repainted GP28 waits on the Crystal Sugar sidings while coal loads for Cohasset, MN, roll by on the main.
The city job shoves a short cut of cars onto the siding to reach the rest of their train left on the main track.
Pulling out of the Crystal Sugar property, the city job passes a sugar beet truck waiting on the wrong side of the gate. This crossing is very busy this time of year with rail switching and a cons... (more)
Coal loads roll east past American Crystal Sugar and the parked city job waiting on the siding. It had to wait for these coal loads and the Winnipeg Turn to pass before it could continue its work.
View of the cargo being hauled east on today's heavy load special...
A unique heavy load is crawling along at approximately 5 mph as it heads east out of the Grand Cities. It's too bad BNSF couldn't have put a sparkling new NRE GP38-2 rebuild on the point of someth... (more)