Under Construction...Bakken crude destined for Reybold, Delaware coasts down the .6% grade into Des Lacs, ND under the careful control of Engineer Kerry Picek. Kerry is obeying inst... (more)
Under Construction...Engineer Cook has his 13,200 leased ponies in the eighth notch with his heavy South Seattle, WA bound guaranteed service intermodal on the drawbars, while cross... (more)
Ballast for the Glasgow Subdivision expansion project trots East behind three leased Montana Rail Link SD45-2's, crossing the frozen Des Lacs Reservoir. MRL power in North Dakota is pretty uncommo... (more)
A priority intermodal from Portland, WA to Cicero, IL races East across a frozen Des Lacs Reservoir on an extremely cold January morning.
The Fall leaves are fading as 4 BNSF units lead westbound stacks across the Gasman Coulee bridge at Minot.
Crickets are chirping and the mosquitoes are attacking while the sun sets on another gorgeous September evening, as a heavy stack train full of Chinese goods hustles towards Chicago at the posted ... (more)
MRL's trio of leased SD45's strolls East down the 0.6% grade into Berthold, passing a huge pile of dirt that will be used to fill in one of the many ponds along the right-of-way, allowing the seco... (more)
Cruising past the new intermediate signal for the approach-block to East Palermo, and hugging the dirt work for the second mainline as part of the double-track project, MRL 332, 330 and 327 have a... (more)
MRL in North Dakota! 60 cylinders of leased EMD goodness screams out of the White Earth Valley with the Minot-bound GREX slot train and leans into "Whiskey Curve", where decades ago, a whis... (more)
A duo of new ACe's takes the siding at Berthold, passing GN era searchlight signals on a cold Winter afternoon.
Brand new ACe's scoot West past the crumbling water tower in the small hamlet of Des Lacs on a cold Winter afternoon.
Two new SD70ACe's lead a Hayti, MO to Berthold, ND oil empty over the spectacular Gassman Coulee Trestle on a gorgeous but frigid Winter afternoon.
Autoracks from Tacoma, WA roll across the Gassman Coulee trestle behind two GE's on a frigid January afternoon.
BNSF's hotshot Z train from South Seattle, WA to Cicero, IL crests one of the many hills of Western North Dakota on the Glasgow Subdivision near Ross.
The Berthold elevator switchers watch two SD60M's lead the Ross Turn through the siding on a cold but beautiful Winter afternoon.