NS 8101 crosses high above the frozen tundra on the Gassman Coulee Trestle.
The day after my birthday BNSF called a Manitou empty out of Minot with NS 8101 leading... Can't beat it!
Westbound oil empties await crews at Minot yard. Unique power on each including CNJ heritage engine.
A swooshed GP50 pulls the Drayton Local out from behind the Minn-Dak Milling elevator under ominous clouds in April of last year.
Certainly looking forward to when the temperatures are back around what they were when I shot this one. Two Dash 9s lug a grain train north into town in May of last year.
A rerouted vehicle train accelerates southward from Grand Forks after receiving a fresh crew at DL Switch. Run-through freight traffic has returned to the Minot-Devils Lake-Grand Forks corridor si... (more)
Two GEVOs clear out some snow as a manifest freight rolls southward near Merrifield.
Two of BN's finest lead the way as a long freight slowly makes its way out of Grand Forks on a zero degree morning.
NS 1071 pushes on the rear of a Manitou empty, which has successfully climbed the 15 mile hill out of Minot and is up to the 55MPH train speed.
A ratty looking snow plow awaits the inevitable snow of the coming months.
A thundercab SD70ACe is on the point of a Stanley bound crude empty, that is staged in Minot's "Crude Staging Yard". The non-isolated cabs are not supposed to lead on BNSF trains, but this one som... (more)
A long hike along frozen Lake Ashtabula gives a good vista of an eastbound Z train crossing the impressive former Great Northern bridge west of Luverne.
The sun is starting to burn off the fog as BNSF keeps running eastbounds toward Fargo. This manifest emerges from a fog bank and passes some nicely frosted trees just west of Mapleton.
A Dakota, Missouri, Valley & Western ballast train crawls along the prairie landscape west of Moffit ND with a couple of ex-ATSF GP20's.
A leased SD9043MAC leads a westbound at Ransom Jct. where the CPR crosses the RRV&W RR. The train will get recrewed in about five miles when they arrive at Enderlin.