After their pickup at Sioux Valley, the bakers dozen of matching EMDs continue the trip west to Huron with a wave from the engineer to boot.
13, count em, 13 EMDs are making a pick up of cement empties off the Sioux Valley Line between Volga and Brookings. This is power from 3 different trains making its way back to Huron.
The daily Hillsboro Sub local takes the siding at Buxton to pick up a few cars from the elevator in town. Let's hope the powers that be in Grand Forks keep these two classic green motors together ... (more)
A loaded rail train heads east over the historic former Northern Pacific bridge that spans the Missouri River between Mandan and Bismarck.
Mixed freight from Northtown heads west through Glacier National Park on its way to Pasco, Washington on a perfect March morning in western Montana.
AMTK 301 has the honors for the first time as it leads the trip to the west coast on a balmy March morning.
The Empire Builder had to wait for CP to get a derailment in Wisconsin cleaned up ye... (more)
The spring thaw has arrived in SE North Dakota as a tardy Empire Builder heads from Fargo to Grand Forks.
CP had a derailment in Wisconsin yesterday, so there was a healthy delay out of Chicag... (more)
The first hint of ice has shown up on the Sheyenne River in Valley City as coal empties head west for the mines.
The Northern Pacific Railroad completed the High Line Bridge over the Sheyenne ... (more)
Just before sunset, priority mixed freight from Spokane, Washington to Northtown Yard in Minneapolis passes high above Lake Ashtabula behind a nice poker hand of 3 ACes.
Mixed freight from BNSF's Northtown Yard heads west over Lake Ashtabula on its way to Pasco, Washington. Completed in 1912 by the Great Northern Railway, the Karnak Crossing passes over the Sheyen... (more)
Just minutes after sunrise, a tardy Empire Builder flies west through the North Dakota foothills near Larimore.
Priority stacks meet mixed freight from Northtown on the straightaway between the Hawley wooden bridges. The orange Subaru did not let me down when I switched bridges with just 30 seconds to spare... (more)
The sun has been up for just a few minutes, but it has already managed to light the rails aglow in the small town of Audubon as a fast moving priority intermodal train flies west.
America's train cruises through the bright golden Minnesota prairie as it tries to make up time lost the day before in Washington state.
As the St Croix joins the Mississippi in Prescott, mixed freight behind a pair of BNSF motors bangs over the lift bridge from Minnesota into Wisconsin.