Ice crystals fill the sky and create a sun dog around the setting sun, while DMVW 5439 North rocks and rolls on the early 20th century Soo Line jointed rail after serving the Blue Flint Ethanol Pl... (more)
The one and only Barf Bonnet leads an Alma empty through Frazee after sunset. The Barf Bonnet is scheduled to be repainted into Heritage 3 (Swoosh) sometime in the very near future.
A naked nose 70MAC leads a Becker load through the curves of Lake Park.
Two Southern Belle's bookend a BNSF ES44AC through the sag at Frazee, leading an Eastbound crude oil destined for New Jersey.
Two GE's work uphill through Lake Park on a frigid morning, leading a St. Paul bound stacker.
The wayfreight has setout 14 corn loads for the ethanol facility and pulls a handful of mash and ethanol back towards the main. The Coal Creek Station, owned by Great River Energy, opened in 1981 ... (more)
DMVW 5439 North battles the whipping wind and blowing snow on a bitterly cold Winter afternoon. Wind chills down to -25!
The Northbound wayfreight trundles under Highway 83 on a bone chilling cold day.
Brand new ACe's lead brand new tank cars on a Trenton, ND bound oil empty.
Kicking up fresh powder from the previous nights' dusting, BNSF 8127 and 8168, both SD60M's, lead a 90 car Ross Turn down the hill into Berthold.
Oil empties roll West up the KO bound for Epping, ND and another refill of Bakken crude, behind a Belle leader that's probably not too used to snow...
Autoracks trot down the KO Sub behind a pair of GE's, passing the Little Prairie Lutheran Church in the thriving metropolis of Simcoe.
DMVW's Max Wayfreight returns South towards Bismarck, passing one of the many iconic "Prairie Skyscrapers" on the line.
Two SD50F's of Canadian National heritage lead a short wayfreight into Wilton, crossing a county road that could use some more blade work.
The daily Ross Turn drifts downhill into Berthold with two SD60M's leading the 90 car local... Can't beat sun shine, fresh snow and good ole BN!