A matching trio of former Iowa Interstate Railroad GP38-2s leads a manifest freight around the east leg of the wye and eastward toward the yard in Grand Forks.
After performing a roll-by on the grain train in the distance, a pair of Gevos accelerates a train of coal empties west. The 6226 features atypical font on the left side of the cab as well as unus... (more)
This old grain elevator east of Casselton has definitely seen it all. Once a shipper on the Northern Pacific main, it now sits on the sidelines and watches as 110 car unit trains, like this one, r... (more)
A manifest freight has been parked in Casselton due to its crew dying on hours and severe congestion ahead. The stub track for the elevator once continued on to the local depot, which is now a ban... (more)
A meltdown occurred around Casselton on the KO Subdivision when multiple crews died on hours and left the route clogged with stopped trains. Here, a westbound manifest waits for traffic to clear a... (more)
A local freight gets organized in the yard under the power of an ex-BN GP50 while another freight takes a rest next door.
Coal loads split the newly updated signals at East Dilworth as they accelerate eastward onto the Staples Sub.
Well, this wasn't exactly what I would expect to be leading the first train of the day, but I'll definitely take it! A real throwback consist leads a mixed freight eastward toward Fargo shortly af... (more)
After receiving a new crew, an eastbound stack train accelerates toward Fargo glinting nicely in the evening sun. Shot with a Canon SX40 HS which was borrowed from my dad.
As the sun sets on the northern plains, a dogcatch crew leads a run-through grain train southward with a pre-swoosh Gevo leading another warbonnet 75I.
A three-pack of power with BNSF's first SD75I in the lead is pulling for all it's worth as it hauls a long manifest freight straight into the sun.
After originating out of Chicago 7.5 hours late, the westbound Empire Builder is now 10.5 hours late leaving Grand Forks. Unfortunately, they will soon be stopping again at Larimore and mee... (more)
The sun is about to dip below the horizon as a Mac with some funky numberboards flies detouring Bakken oil empties westward around the curve into Larimore.
A matching set of reactivated 75Ms was a nice sight to see leading a manifest southward through the snow.
A rather short manifest freight detouring around a major derailment and explosion at Casselton, ND, breezes westward over the Freshwater Coulee on its way toward Minot.