It's a classic North Dakota scene as two cascade green SD40-2s lead the South Local past the grain elevator at Merrifield on a great May afternoon.
Bakken crude oil empties round the curve from the Hillsboro to the Devils Lake subdivision behind a quartet of mixed GE power.
A rainbow quartet of GEs in elephantine fashion accelerates an empty Bakken crude oil train westward out of Grand Forks for the run across the northern plains.
Due a fiery crude oil derailment at Heimdal, ND, on the KO Subdivision, BNSF freight traffic is being rerouted over the Hillsboro and Devils Lake subdivisions. This congestion has led to the westb... (more)
A pair of GEVOs leads a string of westbound oil cans around the curve to the southwest of Springbrook.
At around 6:00 AM on Dec. 1st, BNSF freight M-GFDNTW put 32 cars on the ground at Bluffton, MN. The accident blocked the eastbound Empire Builder #8, forcing it to stop at New York Mills. A... (more)
The resident NW2 of the Casselton ethanol plant rests in the sunlight on the south side of the complex. This unit was built in August 1947 as Detroit Terminal Railroad #109.
A pair of SD70s winds an eastbound stack train through the curves and onto the KO Subdivision from the Prosper Subdivision. The train detoured via Prosper due to a derailment at Casselton, ND, on ... (more)
Coal loads are tied down next to the elevator in Wheatland due to a derailment closing the line ahead.
Due to a derailment just west of Casselton, these coal loads, and several other loads and empties, are stuck with nowhere to go, so they've been tied down on the main until the track ahead is reop... (more)
A pair of GEs leads a stack train southeast toward Fargo over the jointed rails of the Prosper Sub, detouring due to a derailment west of Casselton on the KO Subdivision.
A mix of racks and stacks splits the signals between Dale and Lake Park behind a Citirail Gevo and a warbonnet Dash 9.
A nice mix of color leads an earthworm eastward onto the S-curve at Lake Park.
A DPU 70Mac shoves westbound coal empties around the S-curve out of Lake Park.
As a westbound empty coal train rounds the curve out of Lake Park, the eastbound Wadena Local passes through with three loads of lumber for points east.