The Rapid City yard engine has tied-up early in anticipation of the July 4th holiday shut-down.
The daily HUTR manifest cruises east into the morning sun at Arlington, SD. They'll stop to set out cars for the ethanol plant at Aurora and soybean plant Volga at the small yard at Aurora. They'... (more)
The MHURC sits idle outside of Rapid City, SD. Waiting for the nightly yard job to bring this train into the "spacious" RCP&E yard sometime later that night.
A pair of Rapid City, Pierre, & Eastern SD40-2's lead the Dakota Junction-Rapid City train north through Wayside, Nebraska, just south of the state line with South Dakota, on July 9, 2018.
After meeting a westbound west of here in Elkton, SD, the daily HUTR is now in Minnesota, and passing the beautiful Buffalo Ridge near Lake Benton.
After a set out in the siding west of town, the daily HUTR manifest throttles up and heads east to a meet at Elkton, SD.
A pair of Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern SD40-2's Nos. 3464 and 3459 lead the Dakota Junction-Rapid City train (LDJRC 09) next to a farm ditch south of Oelrichs, South Dakota, on July 9, 2018.
A Dallas, Garland, & Northeastern local freight sits at the Vilbig Rd. grade crossing in downtown Dallas, just a stone's throw away from UP's Browder Yard on the UP Dallas Sub. GP38-3 #2088 was ju... (more)
Trio of SD40-2s, including a newly painted leader taking the Mankato MN to Huron SD manifest through the New Ulm yard.
A four pack of blue and yellow SD40-2's lead the LBFRC into Rapid City. They will swap out this train of loads for a train of empties to take back up to Belle Fourche later in the day.
RCPE 6430, former ICE 6430, still sporting the blue and yellow, is on the point of the LBFRC heading south along the Black Hills for Rapid City.
A four pack of RCPE SD40-2's all still in blue and yellow have the LBFRC south near Tilford, SD cresting another hog back and about to duck under I-90 again on its way to Rapid City.