Grain empties for the Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern at Lamberton, MN cross the Gassman Coulee trestle west of Minot, ND.
Great to see some classic EMD power leading a train through the North Dakota prairie.
Just out of the yard in Harvey, ND, a hotshot intermodal train heads for Drake to meet an eastbound.
One of the many locals out of Minot belches some smoke as they move through the small town of De Lacs, ND.
Amtrak's Empire Builder cools its wheels in the background at the depot as grain empties from Tacoma, WA pull into Minot to change crews.
Grain empties for Holloway, MN cruise through Morris on a hazy Labor Day morning.
Heat and exhaust from a pair of GEs blur the back end of this manifest as it heads east.
Canadian Pacific's daily manifest from Winnipeg to St. Paul rounds a curve east of Sedan on a beautiful morning.
A loaded ballast train finds the late evening sun just before it starts to set behind the mountains.
Priority merchandise from Pasco, WA begins its journey up Marias Pass just ahead of Amtrak.
Another perfect day in Glacier as the Empire Builder crosses over the Two Medicine River.
Just a bit off the advertised, the Empire Builder arrives in Whitefish to a crowd waiting to board (including me).
The westbound Empire Builder breaks out of the shadows after overtaking a vehicle train at Bison.
After waiting at Bison for several hours, an empty vehicle train heads out of the siding behind Amtrak.
Priority intermodal for South Seattle, WA passes through tunnel 4, truly a trademark photo spot in Montana.