RRVW train HABR06, better know as the Hankinson Turn, takes the wye from CP to BNSF on a very late return trip back to home rails in Breckinridge, MN. I've been photographing trains for 25 years ... (more)
A rail grinder in transit over CP crosses a rural overpass east of Nashua, MN. This photo was taken from the opposite side of the tracks from Railroad: LoramLocomotive: Rail GrinderLocation: Nashua, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: LMIX 3404Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: August 14, 2015
A westbound drops down the long ramp between Wendell and Nashua that will bring it into the Bois de Sioux River valley. In just a few more miles it will cross the BNSF's former Great Northern lin... (more)
292 holds on the main west of the diamond as an eastbound BNSF manifest pounds the junction. 393 is holding in the siding at Nashua, just behind me, and will meet 292 once the BN clears.
To complete their work at Fairmount and Hankinson, ND, Red River Valley & Western must utilize trackage rights on both the BNSF and Canadian Pacific. Here, they are in between both railroads as t... (more)
Red River Valley & Western put together a pretty epic lashup for todays Hankinson Turn. Six geeps work together to keep the 5000+ tons of freight moving to their destination.
A westbound intermodal train rolls across the rich farmland of far western Minnesota.
A ribbon rail train behind some leased power rolls along the large fill east of Nashua, MN. If you look closely you can spot a Soo Line caboose on the rear of the train.
There's a story behind this "train" I dont know what that is, but it frames nicely on a bridge just west of Nashua, MN. Lets hope they can do track speed.
The RRVW Fairmount Turn transfers from the CP to BNSF on its way back to Breckenridge, MN after interchanging with the CP at Hankinson, ND. The train is also changing symbols from CP RRVW-11 to B... (more)
A Superior, WI to Hankinson, ND grain empty pulls out of the siding at Nashua with some colorful power to compete with the fall colors
A westbound with a SOO SD60M trailing one of the usual suspects rolls across a rural overpass east of Nashua.
After dropping most of its train in Elbow Lake, 4 GE's have their 293 train doing every bit of 49mph as it glides over one of a couple minimum maintenance roads just east of Nashua, Mn. Kudos to ... (more)
A SOO SD60M finds its way back to mainline freight service. Here, it trails an 8500 series AC4400 on a fill just east of Nashua, Mn.
A new GEVO leads a mixed freight eastbound across an overgrown stretch of track through Nashua.