Mallet 110 rolls downgrade into Kennedyville with a seven car train bound for Keystone.
Dakota Southern President Alex Huff shovels out a grade crossing as the 4427 makes a rare move on this lightly used line.
BN 2580 idles away the hours at Edgemont. I was surprised to find a BN GP35 riding on type B trucks. In my travels I hadn't came across that before. It was the only BN one I ever seen this way and... (more)
After meeting a coal load at Summit, SD, this manifest for Aberdeen pulls away from the siding with a nice five unit consist. Just a little hiking was needed to get to this spot on the I-29 embank... (more)
The daily Northtown-Aberdeen manifest heads west through the big cut in the small town of Big Stone City, SD. The head end of the train is in South Dakota while the rest of it, still around the co... (more)
The daily Northown to Aberdeen train begins pulling out of the siding at Summit, SD. After arriving in town, and seeing the siding hadn't been used in more than a week, we figured we'd have to hu... (more)
One can only find quality backdrops like this one in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
CNW 856,851,815,4116,4148,4506 have arrived at Rapid City and await a new crew to move on toward Chadron. The 815 is pouring out some bluish-white smoke even at idle. It has been a stormy, windy d... (more)
Mallard ducks ignore the train on a cold autumn afternoon at Falls Park. Dakota & Iowa GP50s 2512 & 2513 ease across the Big Sioux River with a long string of empty gons and hoppers heading back t... (more)
CNW had quite a group of GP35's assigned to it's western area. The ones with large fuel tanks and top mounted air tanks were real common on the lines that radiated out of Chadron NE. This eastboun... (more)
A magnificent fall day is about to end as the DAIR Stone Train passes south of Hawarden, SD en route to a night time arrival in Sioux City, IA.
The Rock Train continues south from the quarry in Dell Rapids, SD. Here it's passing the elevators in Hudson, SD.
The Rock Train hauls stone from the quarry in Dell Rapids, SD for the LG Everest Co. Here it's passing under 57th Street south of Sioux City, SD.
The Rock Train hauls stone from the quarry in Dell Rapids, SD for the LG Everest Co. Here it's passing by an abandoned elevator in Renner, SD on it's way to Sioux City, IA.
The Rock Train hauls stone from the quarry in Dell Rapids, SD for the LG Everest Co. Here it's passing through downtown Baltic, SD on it's way to Sioux City, IA.