After plowing the line east to Hankinson earlier in the morning, a former Soo Line Russell plow is towed back to Lidgerwood. They'll continue west to Geneseo, then head south toward Claremont, Sou... (more)
Anyone else have a picture of a train with a Cobra attack helicopter? A DMVW train rolls by a park in Lidgerwood, North Dakota, headed to Hankinson to be handed off to the CP.
On a hot summer afternoon, this 50 car DMVW corn train and its 3 SD45's pull out of the siding of Pierce after meeting a eastbound BNSF coal load on July 30, 2012.
The warm summer sun is starting to fade as this trio of ex-Wisconsin Central now DMVW SD45's bring the corn train around the corner past some hay bales, just west of Wilton,ND on July 30, 2012.
DMVW shopworker and fellow railfan Ed Duke fills the rear sanders of former Wisconsin Central now DMVW SD45 #7505 at DMVW's Bismarck Shop on August 6, 2012. Ed is also the owner/operator of a live... (more)
ex-Alstom SD40-3's bookend a DMVW GP40-2W on oil loads from the Bakken. DMVW's time on the Flaxton line is rumored to be short, as Canadian Pacific is reviewing their lease due to increased oil tr... (more)
A nearly all ex-CN consist rolls South on old Soo Line trackage with the Max-Bismarck wayfreight.
Fifty four cars roll North behind a quartet of 4 EMD's, passing a lonely crossbuck in the North Dakota countryside.
The Mighty Missouri looms in the background while a SD45 and three SD50F's lead the Northbound wayfreight through Washburn.
On the first of October, DMVW wayfreight #136 rocks and rolls on the ex-Soo Line rail with 60 cars in tow.
Nothing runs like a Deere (or EMD's!). Four EMD's lead the wayfreight through North Dakota's countryside on a fine Fall evening.
Trundling through the Northern Plains, DMVW 5418 leads three more EMD's on train #136, the Bismarck to Max wayfreight, passing an abandoned elevator in Coleharbor.
Wayfreight #136 from Bismarck to Max arrives in Underwood and has started what would be two hours worth of switching out Bakken oil field related products - lots and lots of fracking sand.
The hogger on #136 notches out his EMD ponies to climb out of Coleharbor. Sure wish the train wasn't a shorty!
The late Autumn sun sets over Lake Sakakawea, ending another beautiful day, while DMVW's train 136 trundles North.