As the moon brings light to the very early morning over Lake Ashtabula, a long westbound BNSF Railway intermodal bangs across a 100 year old trestle built by the Great Northern Railway in 1912. W... (more)
After a healthy hike on the frozen lake, I made it around the bend and found a spot that I visited when the weather was a tiny bit warmer. The parade of oil continues out of North Dakota.
Thanks to Bryant, we made the choice to hike out onto the lake and use the bridge to our advantage. As the sun starts to sag, a loaded oil train heads east over the two foot thick ice.
An eastbound priority intermodal train quickly crosses the Luverne trestle as I try to figure out how many animals have already been in my spot this winter...
Every once in a while you happen upon a spot that makes you smile for a long, long time...this was that spot for today. Underwater boulders can be seen in the foreground and the entire Luverne tr... (more)
An eastbound priority intermodal train casts a nice reflection on Lake Ashtabula on an absolutely perfect morning in Luverne, ND.
Two locomotives were plenty of power for this short priority merchandise train as it is already back up to speed after meeting one at Luverne.
The catch of the day in North Dakota was this pair of sparkling Silver and Red warbonnets flying high above Lake Astabula near Luverne, ND. I certainly had a big smile after grabbing this picture... (more)
As the turbines spin in the background, a pair of GEs march west high above the Sheyenne River.
Priority intermodal flies across the Sheyenne River just west of Luverne as thunderstorms loom in the east.