It's not a magnificent steam locomotive, nor is it in the impressive daylight scheme, but this 4449 will have to do today. This manifest from Grand Forks to Northtown Yard has the two rear units d... (more)
After some quick work on the Thompson siding, the South Local scoots southward out of town.
Grain empties heading from Tacoma, WA, to Drayton, ND, roll across the MP 97 bridge. They will pull out onto the Devils Lake line and back into the yard, but cannot go up to Drayton yet due to the... (more)
Grain empties heading from Tacoma, WA, to Drayton, ND, hold the main track south of the crossings in Buxton as the South Local enters the siding at the north end.
It's a muggy, unpleasant morning in the Red River Valley. At least a pair of BN geeps is out to brighten the mood.
The Mayville Local hustles eastward past the ABS signal just west of the abandoned town of Ojata. This point was once the western terminus of what was then Great Northern's mainline.
The region's recent rainfall has both the Red River and the drainage ditches high as the Drayton Local rolls northward out of Grand Forks.
Viewed from the northeast side of the bridge, a shiny pair of GEVOs rolls northward across the Red Lake River and into the "TR Falls" yard.
A lone AC44 leaser fronts a southbound freight across the Red Lake River as it heads out of the yard.
It's 1939, and Soo Line's brand new diesel unit is heading over a bridge with a boxcar... no, wait a minute. That is a BNSF car, and this is in 2011. After Minnesota Northern's usual power went do... (more)
A clean pair of GEVOs rolls southward on a cold morning with a train of coal empties.
The South Local is right on the tail of coal empties as it hustles southward.
It's just another day for the South Local as it shoots southward out of Grand Forks on the way to Hillsboro.
The Drayton Local rolls northward over the milepost 4 bridge in early morning light. Many thanks to the weed spray contractor who moved out of the way for me to shoot.
The second of two Dilworth manifests is creeping south into an area of extremely poor track on its way south.