The mainstay of the DMVW is wheat and corn, here a job rolls west with empties for loading west of Oakes.. This train was received from the CP at Hankinson.
A pair of handsome DMVW SD-45s lead grain empties west for loading at Oakes ND. This train was received from the CP at Hankinson.
Rocking and rolling on former Soo Line rails, two SD50F's have the Max Wayfreight at 10MPH, heading South through Washburn on a warm Spring afternoon.
Busy in Berthold. Two Eastbound loaded crude oil trains march through downtown Berthold as the Minot based Tioga Local races West into the setting sun. Thank goodness for double track!
The distant roar of a Westbound grain train clawing up the .65% grade out of the Souris River Valley fills the chilly Spring night sky; and the intermediate signal at MP 16.7 gives a proceed indic... (more)
Oil empties head for the fields behind a nice mix of GE power.
It was a nice treat to see the perfectly uniform bottom dump coal hoppers on this eastbound snaking through Sully Springs.
Boy did I feel lucky walking back to the car after nabbing this coal empty near Cleveland, ND.
Two former Wisconsin Central SD45's, still breathing on all 20 cylinders, trot west over the former Soo Line with 100 grain empties for Oakes on the drawbar.
A pair of Snow Dozers in the Grand Forks yard. BN 972501 on the left has a build date on it of 5-70, while BN 972510 on the right says 7-57 and has some green showing through on the spreader and c... (more)