A BNSF coal train snakes its way over the Missouri River with peak falls colors in the valley.
Coal hoppers roll east through Bismarck, past the historic Northern Pacific railroad station. The 1900-built depot is slightly unusual in that its design is Spanish mission-style, which is not too... (more)
On a hot summer afternoon, this 50 car DMVW corn train and its 3 SD45's pull out of the siding of Pierce after meeting a eastbound BNSF coal load on July 30, 2012.
DMVW shopworker and fellow railfan Ed Duke fills the rear sanders of former Wisconsin Central now DMVW SD45 #7505 at DMVW's Bismarck Shop on August 6, 2012. Ed is also the owner/operator of a live... (more)
Crossing the Mighty Mo Two Burlington Northern SD60Ms lead a coal train over the Missouri River Bridge at Bismarck, North Dakota, on the morning of June 29, 1994. This big bridge links ... (more)
A ubiquitous BNSF coal train from Powder River, Wyo. crosses the Missouri River between Mandan and Bismarck, N.D. on a very frigid Feb. day when the highest temperature reached was minus 16. Not... (more)
A Burlington Northern coal train crosses the Missouri River between Mandan and Bismarck, North Dakota.
Units usually assigned to coal service lead a westbound freight through town.
A new life for this ex-CN unit.
BNSF 9330 leads a train out in the sticks west of Bismark, where only the snowmobiles roam.
The road switcher from the yard in Mandan sits on an industry track in Bismarck as the crew (on the ground) waits to copy a track warrant to go out on the main to do more work.
Another coal load for MERC in Superior, WI rounds the curve east of the Missouri River bridge.