BNSF's one of a kind SD60 re-numbered to 1474 is on the point of a NB freight at Fargo ND.
One of the most popular places to photograph trains in North Dakota is from this hill in the Bad Lands. The story behind this photo is a little more involved than I walked up the hill and waited f... (more)
A favorite place in North Dakota for many to photograph trains is Sully Springs. The tracks here run through the very scenic Badlands on the outskirts of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Cool... (more)
After restoring the switch at east Nashua, crude empties are flying into the sunset as they pass from Minnesota into North Dakota over the Bios de Sioux River.
A high priority manifest destined for Pasco, Wash. traverses one of the many sags of BNSF's KO Subdivision, also known as the Surrey Cutoff. This sag carries the tracks over the Northern Continent... (more)
A golden field of wheat gently sways in the breeze while a "container grainer" bound for Tacoma, WA rumbles past both elevators in the small hamlet of Hamberg, ND on BNSF's KO Subdivisio... (more)
A freshly painted BNSF SD60M rides into the sunset as it leads an empty hopper train back to the Powder River Basin.
As the moon brings light to the very early morning over Lake Ashtabula, a long westbound BNSF Railway intermodal bangs across a 100 year old trestle built by the Great Northern Railway in 1912. W... (more)
Due to a combination of a harsh winter, booming oil industry, and aggressive trackwork, Amtrak's Prized train, the Empire Builder detours over the KO Sub. While the eastbound train 8 still uses i... (more)
Under Construction...Bakken crude destined for Reybold, Delaware coasts down the .6% grade into Des Lacs, ND under the careful control of Engineer Kerry Picek. Kerry is obeying inst... (more)
Under Construction...Engineer Cook has his 13,200 leased ponies in the eighth notch with his heavy South Seattle, WA bound guaranteed service intermodal on the drawbars, while cross... (more)
Bound for Wisconsin Power & Light's power plant in Columbia, Wisc., a SD70MAC/ACe duo slave through the southern portion of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and approach the small tourist communit... (more)
In the last light of the day, NS 8137 and two cousins lead a load of Bakken oil eastward over a rise between Niles and Churchs Ferry on the recently overhauled Devils Lake route.
A load of frac sand for Stanley, ND, flies westward out of Fargo with run-through power in charge.
It's a hot August afternoon as a single fire damaged Dash 9 leads a string of Bakken oil empties westward past a dead eastbound and between the signals at CP 20 in Mapleton.