After spending the entire morning in the Grand Forks yard due to air pressure issues, the Cass Lake Local accelerates through East Grand Forks with a nice set of whiteface BN geeps leading the way... (more)
Leaving North Dakota and heading over the Red River of the North into Minnesota, BNSF 8910 leads coal loads east on frigid, -10°F ambient, morning. More info at Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: EMD SD70MACLocation: East Grand Forks, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: BNSF 8910Train ID: C-COBDKMPhoto Date: December 08, 2007
With her Burlington Northern treatment and herald still intact on the long hood, BNSF 3149, one of 53 remaining ex-BN GP50s, leads a light power movement back westward after interchanging a bareta... (more)
A brief clearing in the clouds over the Grand Cities yields just enough time for a quick shot as a trio of SD75Ms leads Clay Boswell coal loads eastward. Consists like this aren't very common on c... (more)
Eastbound unit grain accelerates past the large seed company at station sign Simplot.
The city job shoves a short cut of cars onto the siding to reach the rest of their train left on the main track.
Rolling past the East Grand Forks station sign, a pair of geeps begins the 25 mile journey to Crookston, MN, where it will be picking up a baretable train from the Minnesota Northern Railroad.
Pulling out of the Crystal Sugar property, the city job passes a sugar beet truck waiting on the wrong side of the gate. This crossing is very busy this time of year with rail switching and a cons... (more)
A pre-swoosh GEVO and two Dash 9s haul a unit grain train east around the curve on the east side of East Grand Forks.
BNSF 2955 shoves a long cut of cars eastward around the curve in East Grand Forks.
BNSF 5945 and BN 9695 lead a grain train out of East Grand Forks bound for Erskine, MN.
Commonly seen in the Grand Cities area, another GP28M leads the Winnipeg Turn east into Minnesota on the tail of coal loads.
Coal loads roll east past American Crystal Sugar and the parked city job waiting on the siding. It had to wait for these coal loads and the Winnipeg Turn to pass before it could continue its work.
Eastbound Clay Boswell coal loads roll across the Red River into Minnesota.
The city job rounds the curve through East Grand Forks on its way to American Crystal Sugar on the east side of town.