GM's Oakway class SD60 - 9000 - is seen readying for departure with Powder River-originated coal at Galesburg, IL, while a second PRB train waits in the distance with a trio of SD40-2s - leader be... (more)
In all it's splender in the Winter sun awaiting a trip to CO.
The last local of the night out of Willmar will head for South Dakota after meeting one in Holloway, MN.
Three engines mingle at the LaGrange plant, former GM 90 and 92, now EMD 90 and 92, and an old EMD switcher. The SD90's were being load tested.
EMD 9010 leads Clay Boswell empties out of the Grand Forks Yard and onto the Hillsboro Subdivision for the run to Fargo.
Crossing over from the Passenger Main to the Hillsboro Sub, a trio of Oakways running elephant-style lead empty coal hoppers out of the yard.
Who says full service is a thing of the past?!? With Stop signage in place, EMDX 9040 waits for a final fill up on the last unit before departing.
Triple Oakways make easy work of their train this morning. Loaded Unit Coal - North Antelope Mine, WY - Twin Cities, MN.
The one and only Oakway with the EMD herald returns to the Red River Valley a month and a half after I caught it with Ardoch empties. This time it's Ardoch loads being positioned to back into the... (more)
Loaded Clay Boswell coal storms north on the Hillsboro Sub and into Grand Forks. Learn more at Grand Forks Railfanning<... (more)
West Bound Q259 caught by derailment of U839 in Akron, OH. sits empty of a crew waiting for tracks to be reopened. Train is stopped East of the drager as to not fowl it.
An intact GM logo shines in the evening sun as this short H train snakes through the S curve outside of De Graff.
High Priority Merchandise - Lincoln, NE - Dilworth, MN.
Three of a kind