The Milwaukee Road Danube depot has been preserved in a park not far from the mainline where it once stood. The Twin Cities & Western is the current owner and operator of the tracks and their Rue... (more)
This curve east of Buffalo Lake is pretty much the scenic highlight of the TC&W through here, but two RRVW locomotives in their older paint scheme look nice pulling the Ruebel Turn westbound on th... (more)
RRVW's Hankinson Turn highballs Tenney, MN as it heads west over trackage rights on CP's former Soo mainline.
After finishing their work at Olivia, the westbound Ruebel Turn kicks out some exhaust as they accelerate through town and on toward Danube and Renville. Even though these RRVW and TCWR locomotiv... (more)
As the sun sets and shadows lengthen, a westbound TC&W train sits waiting for another train to finish some switching by the sugar beet processing plant on the east side of Renville.
RRVW train JTCA10 from Jamestown to Casselton has the Kent P. Shoemaker in the lead. Always curious, I found that Kent was one of two founders of the RRV&W (and TC&W) after a long career includin... (more)
A 107 car RRVW freight from Edgeley, ND is a few miles from terminating at Breckinridge, MN. RRVW 2005 honors Charles H. Clay, a long time Soo Line employee and one of two owners of the RRVW.
A RRVW job to switch industries on the north side of Wahpeton, ND heads back to the yard in Breckenridge, MN.
RRVW's Hankinson Turn stops to set out a few cars at Hankinson Renewable Energy's ethanol plant. The other RRVW GP20C will be picked up the next day by CP for transit to the Twin Cities.
A RRVW local splits the signals on the RRVW controlled CTC signals.
RRVW train HABR06, better know as the Hankinson Turn, takes the wye from CP to BNSF on a very late return trip back to home rails in Breckinridge, MN. I've been photographing trains for 25 years ... (more)
Growing up on the Grand Trunk Western, I've always had a thing for SW1200RS units. Here a pair of ex-CP locos drill cars at the east end of Breckinridge.
Better known as the "Breck Local", the crew is waiting for a dinner delivery before proceeding north while a farmer plows his field.
A pair of RRVW GP's lead the Hankinson Turn over trackage rights on BNSF toward the CP/DMVW interchange at Hankinson, ND.
The RRVW Hankinson Turn rolls across a small bridge just south of Campbell. In a few miles they'll turn west onto the CP for the remainder of their trip from Breckenridge, MN to Hankinson, ND.