It's a pleasant spring morning as the Drayton Local staggers northward out of Grand Forks. It's definitely good to see older power like this receive a new paint job!
A swooshed GP50 pulls the Drayton Local out from behind the Minn-Dak Milling elevator under ominous clouds in April of last year.
It's just after sunrise as the Drayton Local begins its run up the Glasston Subdivision. The bell on the lead unit was not working properly and would require repairs after the train returned.
The region's recent rainfall has both the Red River and the drainage ditches high as the Drayton Local rolls northward out of Grand Forks.
The Drayton Local rolls northward over the milepost 4 bridge in early morning light. Many thanks to the weed spray contractor who moved out of the way for me to shoot.
Grain empties heading from CSX to CHS at Milton, ND, roll northward over the wooden bridge at milepost 4 late in the day.
It's a pleasant sight as a work train rolls over the bridge at MP 4 behind a nowadays rare duo of Heritage I Dash 9s.
The Drayton Local staggers northward out of Grand Forks with the usual suspects leading the way.
The Drayton Local's pair of geeps crosses over a wooden bridge near the Minn-Dak Milling elevator north of Grand Forks.
In a scene typical to North Dakota, two old geeps haul a string of hoppers past a large grain facility, this one of which happens to play host to the largest buckwheat mill in North America!