Just minutes after a perfect winter sunrise, Amtrak's Empire Builder flies under an old wooden bridge east of Hawley with an unusual consist today. Of note is the second locomotive, AMTK 42, paint... (more)
These three EMDs are right at home pulling big tonnage west toward Mandan as they sweep under MN 32 east of Hawley.
Amtrak's Empire Builder flies over the Elm River north of Grandin, ND on a sticky June morning. After a strong spring and early summer regarding on time performance for the Builder, today's train ... (more)
An eastbound flies by as three big EMDs slowly pull 98 loads from Strata west off of Richards Spur and by a newly made pond.
Oil loads from North Dakota slowly pick up speed after meeting a westbound Z at Hawley. It was touch and go for a couple minutes, but the Z cleared just in time for me to make use of the recent ra... (more)
A clean EMD is always a welcome sight and today it's a SD70MACe on the point of the Breck Local.
A healthy Breck Local cruises east over Wolverton Creek with a sharp rebuilt EMD in the lead.
After some switching in Dilworth with BNSF and industries in Moorhead, the usual OTVR GPs head back to Fergus Falls near Sabin.
Double stacks from Seattle sail over the Long Prairie River on a perfect April morning.
A pair of DMVW workhorses cruise down one of the Cleveland causeways with coal empties for Falkirk. These unique covered hoppers haul coal from the mine on the DMVW north of Bismarck to a small po... (more)
Coal empties from Xcel Energy's generating station in Becker, MN sail over the Sheyenne River as a brilliant prairie sunset casts the last light of the day.
As the November sun starts to sag, a trio of Electro Motive locomotives charge west out of Glenwood with train 499.
Not a hint of wind on the Pomme de Terre River this morning as 292 bangs over the bridge east of Barrett. (photo taken with a remote shutter release as I protected myself under the bridge)
A head on look at a big Union Pacific SD70ACe as it charges west near Lowry with a long train of wind turbine blades.
After some brief work in Wyndmere, the Hankinson switch job returns to its home over the Wild Rice River east of Mantador.