A real survivor leads the Drayton Local up to the Gateway Drive crossing at it heads north for the day.
It's a pleasant spring morning as the Drayton Local staggers northward out of Grand Forks. It's definitely good to see older power like this receive a new paint job!
A swooshed GP50 pulls the Drayton Local out from behind the Minn-Dak Milling elevator under ominous clouds in April of last year.
It's just after sunrise as the Drayton Local begins its run up the Glasston Subdivision. The bell on the lead unit was not working properly and would require repairs after the train returned.
The Drayton Local comes up to the Gateway Drive crossing as it proceeds northward out of Grand Forks on a humid summer morning.
The region's recent rainfall has both the Red River and the drainage ditches high as the Drayton Local rolls northward out of Grand Forks.
The Drayton Local rolls northward over the milepost 4 bridge in early morning light. Many thanks to the weed spray contractor who moved out of the way for me to shoot.
The Drayton Local has pulled to a stop north of Grand Forks as a crewmember does some work between the locomotives, one of which happens to be a classic BN GP50.
A whiteface and a bluebonnet breeze back into Grand Forks after spending the night at the sugar plant in Drayton.
A pair of cascade green geeps hauls the Drayton Local back southbound along the Glasston Subdivision past the potato sheds just south of Minto. Photo taken on private property with permission.
A nice still BN logo bearing geep hauls the Drayton Local back into town on a pleasant September morning.
After coming up from Grand Forks earlier in the morning, BNSF 2300 is quiet and tied up for the day at the south end of the sidings at the sugar plant north of Drayton. A fresh crew will bring it ... (more)
The pair of bluebonnets currently assigned to the Drayton Local rolls past the Minn-Dak Milling elevator on the way back into Grand Forks.
After spending the night up north, a matched pair of bluebonnets eases the Drayton Local south toward the Grand Forks interlocking and the yard.
While the mud and melting snow in the foreground wasn't exactly pleasing, the puddle reflecting the Drayton Local's power sure was!