With a 50s era GP9 leading the way, the local heads back to Fergus Falls over the south fork of the Buffalo River on a chilly, but clear, winter afternoon.
The Otter Tail Valley Railroad's high hood GP9 leads a train of ethanol tanks south on their former Great Northern line from Moorhead to Fergus Falls, MN. They're seen crossing the south branch o... (more)
After some switching in Dilworth with BNSF and industries in Moorhead, the usual OTVR GPs head back to Fergus Falls near Sabin.
Otter Tail Valley power headed back to fergus falls light after delivering grain and mixed freight to Dilworth where they interchange with the BNSF.
Two current workhorses of the Otter Tail Valley Railroad roll southeast out of Moorhead en route back home to Fergus Falls after spotting an empty Otter Tail Power coal train for interchange with ... (more)
With the storm of the year (possibly decade) bearing down, I figured i had a slight chance at catching a rare weekend operation on the OTVR. Like many shortlines, weekend work is "as needed". An... (more)