This old grain elevator east of Casselton has definitely seen it all. Once a shipper on the Northern Pacific main, it now sits on the sidelines and watches as 110 car unit trains, like this one, r... (more)
A manifest freight has been parked in Casselton due to its crew dying on hours and severe congestion ahead. The stub track for the elevator once continued on to the local depot, which is now a ban... (more)
A meltdown occurred around Casselton on the KO Subdivision when multiple crews died on hours and left the route clogged with stopped trains. Here, a westbound manifest waits for traffic to clear a... (more)
Well, this wasn't exactly what I would expect to be leading the first train of the day, but I'll definitely take it! A real throwback consist leads a mixed freight eastward toward Fargo shortly af... (more)
After receiving a new crew, an eastbound stack train accelerates toward Fargo glinting nicely in the evening sun. Shot with a Canon SX40 HS which was borrowed from my dad.
Running through the rugged Badlands, three Cascade green EMD SD60Ms power an eastbound Burlington Northern coal train past milepost 145 east of Medora, North Dakota, on July 27, 1992.
Rounding the curve at Argusville and accelerating as they past this old grain elevator. -35 windchill isn't slowing it down..
A duo of new ACe's takes the siding at Berthold, passing GN era searchlight signals on a cold Winter afternoon.
Brand new ACe's scoot West past the crumbling water tower in the small hamlet of Des Lacs on a cold Winter afternoon.
Destined for interchange with the CSXT in Chicago, and ultimately Philadelphia, PA, oil loads roll East behind an East Coast trio of GE's utilizing BNSF's newest Run-Through agreement which allows... (more)
Two new SD70ACe's lead a Hayti, MO to Berthold, ND oil empty over the spectacular Gassman Coulee Trestle on a gorgeous but frigid Winter afternoon.
The Empire Builder cruises through the Traill County seat of Hillsboro, a Great Northern Railway community half-way between Grand Forks and Fargo named honoring the Empire Builder himself, ... (more)
The Empire Builder arrives into the Grand Forks station past the "West Grand Forks" station sign 11 hours, 41 minutes late greeted by passengers exclaiming their relief! The train original... (more)
The Empire Builder crosses over Fresh Water Coulee slightly over six and a half miles from the Grand Forks Amtrak station over 11 hours late.
After running light to Hankinson, ND to pick up grain empties dropped off by the Canadian Pacific, a pair of DMVW SD45's are in the last half mile of their return trip to Oakes to be loaded.