Southern Pine Lumber Company #28 leads the Texas State Railroad photographers' special across the Neches River with a mixed train on a beautiful spring day.
Appearing not long for this world, Northern Plains Railroad 1400, a former BN GP10 that started life as a Great Northern GP7, sits at the line's shops at Lansford, ND.
A pair of RRVW GP's lead the Hankinson Turn over trackage rights on BNSF toward the CP/DMVW interchange at Hankinson, ND.
DMVW's Max Turn heads south behind a former CN SD50F and a pair of SD40-3s, seen here at Garrison, not far from where the crew will law out on the day's journey.
Red River Valley & Western's out of service CF7 slugs await an uncertain fate in the yard at Breckenridge, dwarfed by the local grain elevator.
Crete Grain's ex-MILW MP15AC awaits the call to duty at an elevator in Oakes, ND.
A RRVW GP15C and an ILSX GP39-2 lead a train of empties back toward Breckenridge, MN from Davenport, ND.
A pair of very proper 20-cylinder SD45s pull a 100+ car loaded grain train into the CP interchange at Hankinson, ND.
A pair of BNSF GPs pull from the RRVW yard northward toward their home terminal at Dilworth, MN, passing the former GN depot on the way out of town.
A sole CP GP20C-ECO leads an extra Harvey Switch eastbound from Drake where it picked up 23 loads off the New Town Sub.
A Mohall Railroad GP7 leads a Northern Plains sister westbound at Russell, ND, heading for Lansford, ND to switch the next elevator on the line.
A pair of GP38-2s lead RRVW's Hankinston Turn across the former Soo, now CP main line, seen here passing the lush field around the siding at Oswald.
A former Soo Line GP38-2 leads an ECO rebuild south on the CP Veblen Sub after switching industries on the mainline in Fairmount.
Out on the former Soo Line in western Minnesota where CP crosses the prairies on its way to Canada, rules must be followed and a three mile long speed check exists near remote Tenney.
UP's Potash Local nears the end of the line at the mine at the end of the Cane Creek Sub, its pair of GP40-2s and 12 cars dwarfed by amazing red canyon walls.