Just out of Grand Forks, ND, a very late builder behind an unusual leader heads south on the Hillsboro sub. They'll encounter a sick passenger, signal problems, and a broken rail before their arr... (more)
A pair of veteran SOO diesels sing the trademark EMD song as they begin their journey down the Detroit Lakes Sub. The train was 13,000 tons, so this days work wasn't going to be easy. In its man... (more)
A rip-rap train heads west out of Medina siding. They decided to let them out and work, ahead of another westbound. The rock will be dumped along the ROW to help prevent washout when the waters ... (more)
Just a little late, and just a little unusual.
Another load of black diamonds bound for Superior, WI heads east toward Lyon Siding, where it will meet an empty.
A coal empty is still easing itself out of the siding at Lyons. The west switch is still visible in the background. Before long, they'll kick 'er down and head off to the next meet a few miles awa... (more)
A pair of GP18's head up a short train made up of mostly cars for the Fergus Falls ethanol plant. If you look closely, there's another GP18 in DPU. Although, im quite sure it was just along for ... (more)
Like the saying goes, "what goes around....usually gets turned around in Winnipeg and set back south." As is the case with these SOO units. They brought the 491 north on Sunday, and are now makin... (more)
Flangers and fenceposts. Thats about all you're gonna find out here, apart from the occasional DMVW train.
An empty grain train is on the last leg of its painfully slow trip south to Bismarck, ND. They have just completed a setout of the DMVW 862, and the sun has come out.
With a mid December snowstorm in full force, the local grabs a wedge plow before picking up the rest of their train just south of here.
With the fall colors nearly peak, three NSM units coast downhill into Silver Bay with the 11am loads.