Though it may not look like it, the lead unit is actually the only former ATSF motor here as a short manifest rolls southward into the setting sun on a blustery first day of 2012.
A trio of 70MACs hauls coal loads eastward on a bitter December morning.
A post-ATSF 75M and an Oakway 60 lead a Dilworth-bound manifest slowly out of town.
Battered and bruised, but still going strong, a classic BN GP50 rolls southward with a short South Local right on the tail of a manifest.
Sixteen days from Christmas, the ground is still bare as the Mayville Local cruises eastward behind a pair of whiteface geeps.
A loaded grain train on its way to Texas from Manitoba rolls southward through the town named for the Empire Builder, James J. Hill. No, the smoke is not from the GEs, but is rather from the Ameri... (more)
After waiting at Hillsboro for maintenance crews to clear up ahead, a pair of Canadian visitors rolls south past the giant Alton Grain Terminal on a cold afternoon.
An empty unit grain train bound for Milton, ND, rolls westward on trackage rights across the Northern Plains Railroad to reach home rails at Conway.
The Northtown to Noyes manifest rolls into Grand Forks with a special treat second out. Numerous Ferromex GEs have recently found their way into this area, but the lighting prior to this has never... (more)
A colorful consist of a GEVO, a 60M, and a geep drags a long Noyes to Dilworth manifest out of town.
The Grand Forks to Cass Lake turn accelerates eastward behind a perfect set of cascade green.
After a quick stop at the Grand Forks station, an 8.5 hour late eastbound Empire Builder rushes southward toward Fargo.
Due to a freight derailment near Kintyre, MT, the eastbound Empire Builder is running more than eight hours late as it flies around the curve west of Larimore. Hannah Junction was once the ... (more)
One of northeastern North Dakota's two current resident GP50s is second out as the Mayville Local rolls southward on its namesake line out of Larimore.
With a GP50 second out, the Mayville Local races westward near Arvilla to get to the junction east of Larimore before a very late eastbound Empire Builder roars through.