The trio of big burners are working hard lifting this loaded grain train out of the Red River Valley as they approach Hawley, Minnesota.
A St. Paul-Tacoma stack train is moving quickly through downtown Fargo headed into the quickly setting sun. The tall peaked roof in the background is the beautifully restored and maintain ex-NP de... (more)
A couple of OTVR geeps have just passed through Moorhead JCT as they enter the Prosper Subdivision. The OTVR will interchange with BNSF at Fargo Yard tonight.
It doesn't look like former-BN territory today, with a couple of untouched ATSF noses. The 3036 is a GP40X.
An empty coal trains passes through Hillsboro, ND and the stuffed and mounted BN caboose on a beautiful August afternoon.
The east bound Builder casts a perfect shadow on a quiet pond along Minnesota Commercial trackage as it nears the Minneapolis depot.
Global Warming??? It sure doesn't look like June 10th as the PCC switches cars at LaSalle in a raging snow storm. Some parts of Montana received 18+ inches of snow on this day.
It is still snowing as this Z-train passes the depot at Belton. I was glad I wasn't camping in Glacier National on this day.
It doesn't look like June as this Z-train decends the west slope of Marias Pass.
An eastbound empty grain train is only a couple of miles away from the west portal of the Flathead tunnel as it rounds a sweeping curve.
An eastbound empty grain train has little trouble staying at track speed (60 mph) as it works upgrade towards the Flathead tunnel.
The westbound parade hits the hole waiting for the eastbound parade. Here a stack train with a GP60B trailing, goes into the siding at Twin Meadows to await its turn through the Flathead Tunnel.
A nice clean consist heads up this west bound loaded "worm" as it passes some MOW workers on the Twin Meadows siding. In a few hundred feet it will enter the Flathead Tunnel and then enter Rock Cr... (more)
Train 119 is big tonight but intermodal only makes up a portion of the train. Here the crew is only minutes away from the end of their day as they round the curve into South Range.
A GE/EMD combo lead a Hibbing Taconite trains towards BNSF's Allouez Taconite Facility, which is only a couple miles ahead.