Aftermath of a collision with a gravel truck along US Highway 2 west of Bainville. Four GEs were involved; all were eventually shipped away. See photo 395279 for a view of the front of the 1123.
(Yee-haw! I've been after this photo for years!) After slipping past a stopped manifest freight on the other main, the eastbound Empire Builder hits the single tracked section across the Cu... (more)
AMTK 23 is a bit worse for wear after meeting a pickup truck near Shawnee, ND. Damage includes some scrapes down the unit's side as well as a broken ladder. Seen near Powell, its extremely late tr... (more)
A very rare swoosh SD60M roars out of Grand Forks on the point of Clay Boswell coal empties.
The first diesel unit ever delivered to Soo Line rolls southward into Thief River Falls, filling in for the MNN 1356 after the latter went down with issues.
This private unit had no visible markings on any numberboards. Obviously it had been motionless for a while due to the fact that a robin's nest, containing three young birds that the mother was co... (more)
A trio of Heritage II GEs rumbles across the trestle above Cut Bank Creek. Some of the taller "residents" of Glacier Park are visible in the background.
No, you're not seeing things, this IS a BN C30-7! It's one of two remaining; the 5549 (also known as Jean-Marc Frybourg's ghost C30-7) is also stored nearby, facing the other direction. The... (more)
This is the current deadline at Northtown Yard. Sadly, it's all variations of the best locomotive ever, EMD's SD40-2 in cascade green and H1 paint...
The Holiday Train arrives at its stop at Hankinson, ND. CPR did another fantastic job decorating the train this year, and a large crowd was there to greet it.
On a breezy day, RRC 604 poses under this American Flag. In fact, ole glory seems to be mimicking the flag decal on the side of the unit. Want more irony? Check out the name of the lumber company ... (more)
Resting silent on the southeast side of the "boneyard"
An eastbound unit grain train passes over Cut Bank Creek just after sunrise.
The first light of the new year has just come over the horizon as AMTK 62 leads the westbound Empire Builder across the sub-zero North Dakota prairie east of Granville.
The eastbound Empire Builder finally comes into sight with some damage on the lead unit after a car-train collision. The train was seven hours late to start, and the crossing accident only ... (more)