A clean Warbonnet has 7900 tons of Pasco bound manifest up to 55MPH, after the 31 mile climb out of Minot. This is the first time they'll see 55, and the last time, for another 32 miles.
Two GE's have a Fort Madison, IA-bound stack up to 70MPH, cruising down the undulating terrain of North Dakota, crossing a frozen Des Lacs Reservoir. The lake won't be frozen for long if we keep h... (more)
An abandoned church has most likely seen it all, GN steam, BN SD40-2's hustling pigs, and now sees modern wide cabs. Today, it's watching a Warbonnet lead a 1x1 configured Northtown, MN to Pasco, ... (more)
Two Dash 9's lead a normal looking H HVRNTW9 through Tagus... Quite normal looking, huh?
AMTK 205 was involved in an accident two weeks ago where it was leading #7, and struck a loaded water t... (more)
DME 6051 hustles the Kenmare wayfreight through the rolling North Dakota terrain on a warm Winter afternoon.
Clocked between 41 and 44MPH, the "City of Stugis" SD40-2 races the Kenmare wayfreight back home, catching the last of sunlight, while a driver in a 2011 Ford F-150 paces alongside.
The low setting sun shines on the community of Des Lacs, while a big heavy Saint Paul stack disrupts the peacefulness, led by a SD70ACe.
With a DM&E SD40-2 on the point, two EMD's lead a short Kenmare wayfreight through a rural crossing, moments before sunset.
The Kenmare wayfreight rolls through snowy floodplains with the "City of Sturgis" on the point.
A red GEVO duo passes a red barn in the heart of the Souris River Valley.
Dueces trot a work train over the lengthy Gassman Coulee Trestle on a mild Winter afternoon.
Light cloud cover doesn't hinder a noon sun on a warm Winter day from lighting the stainless steel sides of Amtrak 7, the Westbound Empire Builder being assisted by a BNSF ES44AC. The sun w... (more)
Dark clouds of an early Summer monsoon brew overhead, while Westward winds put a damper on BNSF 5435's progress West. The train, consisting of all ex-BN, GN, NP, and SP woodchip hoppers, is loaded... (more)
A grain train destined for Tacoma, WA has cleared in the siding at Tulser, heading West on the ex Northern Pacific through Montana.
25 empty grain hoppers and two GP's rock and roll downhill on the 5MPH Grenora Sub's stick rail, on their way to Powers Lake in a rare move that hasn't been made since July.