After a bit of switching in Elbow Lake, the wayfreight for Glenwood heads east over the bright blue Pomme de Terre River near Barrett.
With a rebuilt EMD in command, the Morris Sub local charges into the late afternoon sun as it heads for Campbell.
A repainted GE and two sisters are at full power as this long loaded grain train charges up the hill into Hancock.
When I heard the whistle on this leader off in the distance, I knew it wasn't going to be orange and black up front. A rare (on this line) trio of CSX units head east with a fertilizer train near... (more)
Behind a new ES44C4, the second eastbound manifest of the morning sweeps through a big curve west of Eckelson.
A westbound coal empty from Minnesota slowly heads west through the causeways of Crystal Springs, ND. It was a little bit of a hike to get here, but well worth the effort!
It was great to find an old green and white leader complete with a nose herald on this empty coal train from Minnesota.
The light was just perfect as a new GE charges east with a healthy manifest. This is one of my favorite spots on the Jamestown Sub and I've been wanting this shot for a while.
A sparkling new locomotive from General Electric makes easy work of over a mile of double stacks from Canada. I agree with others, these new units are sharp!
The tail end of this monster double stack train from Canada is still coming through the outskirts of Hoffman as the head end passes over the big trestle east of town. The snow-less landscape real... (more)
With a pair of GEVOs up front and one shoving on the rear, this monster stack train from British Columbia sweeps around the big curve east of Barrett. They will cool down a bit at Hoffman waiting... (more)
A short wayfreight out of Glenwood heads west across the old Hoffman trestle. This bridge still has a very faded Soo Line word-mark right in the center.
The days are numbered for the Soo Line paint on these SD60s, so it was a real treat to find a pair of them on the Elbow Lake Sub wayfreight crossing from Minnesota into North Dakota.
The daily Northtown Yard to Kansas City, KS priority manifest sweeps around a big curve as it heads into the small town of Holland.
Priority merchandise for Lincoln, NE heads south thru the large Buffalo Ridge wind farm on a chilly morning.