A long hike along frozen Lake Ashtabula gives a good vista of an eastbound Z train crossing the impressive former Great Northern bridge west of Luverne.
The sun is starting to burn off the fog as BNSF keeps running eastbounds toward Fargo. This manifest emerges from a fog bank and passes some nicely frosted trees just west of Mapleton.
A westbound empty unit tank train crosses Lake Ashtabula in nice evening light, seen from beneath one of my favorite trees. Here's the summertime view: Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE ES44ACLocation: Luverne, North Dakota, USALocomotive #: BNSF 6208Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: February 23, 2013
Seen from frozen Lake Ashtabula, an eastbound zipper rushes across BNSF's large bridge west of Luverne.
The view from the surface of Lake Ashtabula on a perfect February afternoon as an eastbound crude oil train soars overhead. Days like this make enduring winters on the northern plains worthwhile.
RP.net contributor Mike Vandenberg's brand new Subaru Crosstrek poses next to a frost covered tree as an eastbound BNSF coal train emerges from the fog just east of Casselton.
A eastbound BNSF oil load passes over the big trestle at Luverne,ND on a cloudy summer day. Photo taken on 8/1/12.
A westbound grain train rumbles over Lake Ashtabula on the large bridge built by the Great Northern 100 years ago.
With both Empire Builders running well behind schedule, a rare meet takes place at Moorhead Jct in daylight. Train 8 is coming off the Hillsboro Sub and crossing over to main 2 in front of Amtrak... (more)
Unbelievably, the wind stayed calm (especially by North Dakota standards) all day, providing great reflections of BNSF's former Great Northern bridge at Luverne and the clouds that lazily made the... (more)
An eastbound Z train flies high over the Sheyenne River valley at Luverne on a perfect late spring morning.
An eastbound priority intermodal train cruises across the bridge at Luverne. The entire train can be seen stretching into the distance, showing just how unique this location is. One minute the tra... (more)
Four GEs lead a westbound intermodal train across the Luverne bridge as the wind turbines in the area spin away.
Some wildflowers look on as a westbound stack train steps onto the bridge over Lake Ashtabula at Luverne.
Fog hangs in the valley as a DPU pushes a tank train across BNSF's large bridge.