Something I think of when I think of the DM&E on the west end of the railroad is big wooden bridges. Here 571 crosses one just east of Midland. This end of the railroad hasnt been updated much ove... (more)
I have had a couple questions from people why the PRC is hours on end of 10 mph. Well here is some of the reasons why. As you can see this old tired 90 pound rail needs replacing, and also there a... (more)
The B48 crew on train 572, the Wells, MN, to Mason City, IA, local freight, takes off to start their day on this foggy morning. Here they past the old railroad depot the city is trying to restore ... (more)
The B48, the Wells daylight job, is on train 572 enroute to Austin to swap trains with B46 who has 573's train. Here B48 passes the liquor store in downtown Albert Lea that once was the passenger ... (more)
The Wells, MN, to Mason City, IA, local freight train blast thru the fog and Alden on their way east to Austin. This is the Wells day job B48 onboard the 572, who will swap trains with the B46 loc... (more)
Fog and little bit of snow fill the air as the 571 works its way west towards next crew change at Phillip. This crew went to work at 10 am at Pierre and will get into Phillip around 19:30, a total... (more)
The Huron, SD, to Rapid City, SD, freight is about 20 miles west of Pierre. Here they past one of many abandoned farmsteads thru this area the PRC Sub passes. Once full of life at a time long ago,... (more)
The Huron, SD, to Rapid City, SD, freight pokes along the PRC Sub east of Midland. There is alot of heritage in this area as seen by this 1888 ranch sign along the tracks. There is alot of signs t... (more)
Southbound grain train at the Shafton curve headed for Kansas City.
A machinist works on the air system of DME 6075 prior to its departure that evening on the turn to Crawford. Who knows what the future holds for this track and employees now that CP wants to rid i... (more)
The Onida Turn Local out of Huron made a Harrold Turn this Sunday. Here the job is done with the westbound work at Harrold, and now heads east with loads for Huron.
With #240 headed into town, #634 will hang a right and take IHB to Barr Yard.
There are a few trains reliable for "classic consists" on the CP & this is one of them. 6095 has come full circle, from CP to DME back to CP! They will leave the ICE motor for another train & mo... (more)
DME and CP SD's combine to power a late running D&H 158 west along the ex PRR / CR high line.
The La Crosse-St. Paul Road Local departs town after picking up 27 grain hoppers emptied at the ADM elevator in the background.