BNSF 1667 and another SD40-2 shove on a cut of cars on a frosty frozen fog morning at BNSF's Aberdeen yard.
CP 6048 has just went on duty and is beginning its first pull on yard duty at Huron, SD.
BNSF 5876 is in charge of a stopped BSPX coal train that is being serviced before continuing the last leg of its trip to Big Stone City. The only other action this morning is BNSF 1667 easing off ... (more)
A group of BNSF new hires are congregated around BNSF 2285 and two other geeps that are laying over for the next local job.
Of the 7 Class 1 railroads operating in the United States, KCS power probably sees less snow than than the other 6 railroads' power. KCS 4055 is visiting ex-Milwaukee Road territory in northern So... (more)
The setting sun glints off the flanks of the plow train as it rolls into Rosholt. They'll plow west of town a little ways, then return east to wing back a few cuts with the spreader before callin... (more)
The CP's plow train attacks the biggest drift of the day within sight of their destination of Rosholt, SD, producing some impressive folds of snow on the plow.
It Comes with the Territory... Fresh powder and cold winds out of the north has made it necessary to get out the gas powered blower and a shovel to clear out the switch points while a BNSF ... (more)
BNSF 2763 is awaiting assignment on the team track in BNSF's Aberdeen Yard. 2763 started out life on the Southern Railway as high hood GP30 SOU 2592.
Fresh powder on the ground and strong winds out of the north don't seems to have any effect on BNSF 1993 taking care of switching duties on a sub-zero temperature December day.
Oops... A BNSF Big Stone Power empty coal train looks to have been sideswiped by some loaded grain cars from the Aberdeen Wheat Growers' Plant on the west end of town.
BNSF 1930 rests on the house track after being serviced. Note the pipe extending from the nose to the number board housing. I believe it is for PTC.
SD75M 8201 and SD60M 9269 await a new crew at Edgemont SD on an uncommon manifest train in coal country.
Smoke 'em if you got 'em! EMDX 776 is leading a Mitchell, SD-bound local on a windy and unusually warm March afternoon. The 3rd motor in this consist was smoking enough to spit sparks and h... (more)
A collection of 2nd gen SD's rest at the former Milwaukee Road roundhouse in Aberdeen, SD on another cold January day. The brooms secured by grab irons on the nose are a constant reminded that har... (more)