The Huron, SD, to Rapid City, SD, took off from Pierre today around 12:30. Here 4.5 hours later near sunset they are only 40 miles west of Pierre. The PRC is mainly all 10 mph due to track conditi... (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)
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)
BNSF 690 leads an eastbound freight train under HWY 12 just outside Groton, SD. By mid-September the green is nearly all gone from this wind-whipped prairie landscape.
The Huron, SD, to Rapid City, SD, freight train rolls west with 70 cars towards next crew change at Philip. This train left Pierre at 09:40, and will do almost 7 hours of 10 mph running to Phillip... (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.
A Little Cold? BNSF 9275, 6380, and 2288 are heading for the service rack on a cold windy Sunday. Temps falling to below zero with a wind out of the north with gusts up to 40 made a mess of... (more)
The Sunday local bound for Mitchell, SD, has barely started its day here just a mile south of Aberdeen. Given the intensely flat terrain south of town, the engines often look and sound as if they'... (more)
CP 6048 has the honors of switching duty in Huron as it crosses Lincoln Ave. on a cloudless afternoon.
BNSF 2354 leads the Sunday local bound for Mitchell, SD a couple miles south of Aberdeen.
This former Milwaukee Road SD9 is painted in a unique scheme to celebrate the 1993 centennial for the town of Oacoma located across the Missouri from Chamberlain. An Alco C420 and an SD7 join it.
A unique Whitcomb centercab diesel complements the steam operations at Black Hills Central.
The dead line at Chamberlain holds some interesting locomotives. The vintage truck and abandoned building fit right in.
No. 7 heads out of downtown over the bike trail and across the Big Sioux River bridge.