On the morning of August 31, 2018, Dakota, Missouri Valley & Western’s “wayfreight” is southbound between Garrison and Coleharbor, North Dakota. Powering the train operating on DMV&W’s Missouri Valley Subdivision is EMD SD50F No. 5439, SD40-3 No. 6911 and SD50F No. 5408.
The EMD SD (special duty) series are a strong and reliable kind of locomotive which still serve America's rails today. They have proved themselves reliable by clocking in several million miles of freight service.