In the last light of the day, the eastbound Empire Builder zips along west of Trenton en route to its next station stop at Williston.
A trio of elephant-style GEs leads a manifest freight up the hill and toward the setting sun west of Brockton.
As an eastbound crude oil train clears into the distance, a westbound intermodal train waits on the Brockton siding next to a conveniently placed pair of porta-potties.
A fresh pair of GEVOs leads a rock train westward around the curve through East Grand Forks en route to the Grand Forks yard.
Three GEs and an ACe fly westward through Culbertson with an intermodal train, passing an eastbound counterpart in the hole.
A westbound intermodal train with four Dash 9s swings around the curve west of the abandoned Lakeside elevator between Snowden and Bainville.
The crew has the nicest power in the lead as a grain train rolls westward across the Freshwater Coulee bridge east of Emerado.
A pair of old timers rests on the house track adjacent to the Amtrak station in Rugby.
The Rock Island heritage unit is second out as a westbound IAIS freight departs Des Moines.
It's a cold North Dakota morning as an empty coal train from Ardoch, ND, accelerates southward past the elevator at Merrifield.
A pair of GEVOs shoves an eastbound empty crude train past the original Great Northern depot at Culbertson.
A Dash 9 with some obvious rebuild characteristics leads a manifest freight eastward around the curve at Temple.
The South Local's crew members kick back in their pair of cascade green SD40-2s while they wait for traffic to clear off of the Hillsboro subdivision.
An eastbound unit grain train completes its transition from the Prosper to the KO Subdivision as the DPU rolls around the connector.
An empty Bakken oil train rolls up to Moorhead Junction behind H2 and H1 Dash 9 counterparts.