The "Louie" has been gone for decades but the paint scheme lives on, on this cement hopper in Rapid City, SD in May of 1990. Love the improvised track bumper.
RCPE 3431 leads the LBFRC through downtown Rapid City as it begins its trek back toward Belle Fourche with a train of empty clay hoppers.
A trio of blue and yellow RCPE SD40-2's on the LBFRC 20 are in control of another train of bentonite clay creeping through Rapid and past the School of Mines nearing the Rapid City Yard.
A trio of blue and yellow RCPE SD40-2's on the LBFRC 20 are in control of another train of bentonite clay crossing Box Elder Creek on the northwest side of Rapid City.
RCPE 3423 and two other SD40-2's are on the point of a LDJRC tied down south of the Rapid City Yard after making the overnight trip up from Dakota Jct, NE.
A four pack of blue and yellow RCPE SD40-2's are tied down on the east end of Rapid City with a MHURC in tow.
CNW 6615, an SD7M heads a trio of SD power at Rapid City, SD in October 1980. These units worked the Western Division of CNW, headquartered at Chadron, NE along with Geeps and Alco power (in South... (more)
The relatively short westbound MHURC (Huron-Rapid City) heads along the final bit of its journey.
After pausing at the engine house for the crew to work on a locomotive, The Bell Fourche local exits the west end of the yard limits and heads out of town after passing through downtown. Three SD4... (more)
The Belle Fourche/Rapid City turn is about to arrive in Rapid City, seen here across the street from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology campus. Chasing the turn in both directions makes... (more)
Freshly painted RCP&E local power sits by the former C&NW roundhouse in Rapid City, SD.
LBFRC winds along the main road only minutes from the RCP&E's medium sized yard at Rapid City.
Rapid City, Pierre, & Eastern heads west out of Rapid City.
The Belle Train departs Rapid City on a mild afternoon with two of the G&W corporate scheme painted SD40s leading a blue and gold hold out.
A Canadian Pacific Railway SD40-2 sits idling at the maintenance yard with two Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern locomotives hiding behind. Ever since Canadian Pacific transferred control of the old DM... (more)