The Huron, SD, to Onida, SD, local has stalled out between Highmore and Holabird. Now the crew ties onto the 2nd cut of the train to pull it up to Highmore to put the train together and head east.... (more)
The PRC Sub is known for its long sections of 10mph railroading. Here 570 pokes along at 10mph as it passes one of the many small communities that have abandon buildings and houses from a time lon... (more)
The Rapid City, SD, to Huron, SD, freight train is working hard to get the 65 car train up the ruling grade of Wall Hill in western South Dakota. The train crosses one of many wooden bridges on th... (more)
Our timing was perfect as we only had to wait about 20 minutes for this eastbound to appear in Lake Benton. Such a cool spot to catch some classic power on the Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern.
Westbound 273 Bensenville - Nahant road freight roars through Lanark with a quartet of SD40-2s.
The St. Paul to Kansas City road freight heads south through the small town of Bellevue.
What used to be train 277, is now train 471. Since it has taken a new routing, its times through this area went from pre-dawn to midday. Making for an incredible sight and sound as 4 CP and ex-CP... (more)
With the shake-up at the hands of Hunter Harrison, the 472 train out of Huron, SD remains the only unchanged aspect of railroading out here. Even this may change as this line faces an uncertain f... (more)
The St. Paul - Kansas City train heads south through downtown Dubuque.
This veteran SD40-3 receives some attention prior to working the turn to Crawford later that evening.
270 stopped at the Marquette yard office.
A rail train for Mason City waits along the bluffs at MP 100 for a 270 train to get a new crew ahead of them.
277 crawls through the small town of Utica at dusk.
The Bensenville - Huron train crosses Township Rd 12 just outside of Stockton as it begins to struggle up the hill.
Eastbound ethanol for the CSX heads south on the IHB through the western suburbs of Chicago.