Heading southbound on the Missouri Valley Subdivision, Dakota, Missouri Valley & Western’s “wayfreight” crosses the bridge over Turtle Creek between Washburn and Merida, North Dakota, on August 28... (more)
Tiptoeing over the Mouse
A westbound grain train led by a fresh Golden Rodent and two Catfish glide over the Souris River in Minot, ND. The river is being hemmed in by a billion-dollar fl... (more)
The daily stack train out of Chicago for western Canada swings thru the curves west of Kensal on the CP Carrington Sub. The train has around 10,000 feet of stacks and autos and is 1x1 DP-ed. The t... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder flies over the Elm River north of Grandin, ND on a sticky June morning. After a strong spring and early summer regarding on time performance for the Builder, today's train ... (more)
Though it may look like late fall, it's actually the first day of spring 2016 as a westbound BNSF empty coal train rumbles through the tourist town of Medora, the only incorporated city in Billing... (more)
After some brief work in Wyndmere, the Hankinson switch job returns to its home over the Wild Rice River east of Mantador.
A rather short manifest freight detouring around a major derailment and explosion at Casselton, ND, breezes westward over the Freshwater Coulee on its way toward Minot.
An old wood toothpick trestle supports two GP38-2's and the 23 car Northgate Local on a fine Summer afternoon.
BNSF's Northgate Local struggles out of Minot with a GP30 body leading the 94 car train.
An eastbound priority intermodal train quickly crosses the Luverne trestle as I try to figure out how many animals have already been in my spot this winter...
Red River Valley & Western #300 southbound near Jamestown, ND || September 1989
Crossing the Mighty Mo Two Burlington Northern SD60Ms lead a coal train over the Missouri River Bridge at Bismarck, North Dakota, on the morning of June 29, 1994. This big bridge links ... (more)
A brand new SD70ACe leads a Casselton, ND to Longview, WA grain train over the Des Lacs Reservoir on a fine September morning.
Three GE's lead a heavy Laurel, MT to Dilworth, MN manifest over a small creek on a warm Summer afternoon.
A sparkling clean SD50F crosses a small creek just North of Baldwin.