A post-ATSF warbonnet is in charge as a loaded shuttle grain train pulls to a stop on the Arvilla curve. The train is actually stopping thanks to a report from me about the crossing signal falsely... (more)
Locomotive problems in Minnesota caused the westbound Empire Builder #7 to be delayed resulting in placing a BNSF SD70MAC on point in order to keep the train moving. Here the Empire Bui... (more)
With a GP50 second out, the Mayville Local races westward near Arvilla to get to the junction east of Larimore before a very late eastbound Empire Builder roars through.
The engineer gives a wave as the Mayville Local cruises past a portion of a grain train resting on the newly constructed shuttle track at the Arvilla elevator. The road the photo was taken from ha... (more)
In a scene that could easily have been sighted well into the last days of the Burlington Northern, a dual-window SD60M and an SD40-2 hustle the M-SUPMIN westward through the sweeping curve at Arvi... (more)
AGP classed up their appearance recently with the arrival of AGPX 701 to create a matched set of first-gen Geeps in fresh, new paint. I wonder where AGPX 801 is? Photo taken with a Canon Powersh... (more)
Freshly painted AGPX 901 and nappy NPR 2283 idle at the newly expanded AGP Grain Facility in Arvilla on a mild Veteran's Day observance. This operation sprung up seemingly overnight: as of Septem... (more)
A 42 car Mayville Local cruises downhill east of Arvilla and passes the MP 17 defect detector with a lone GP39E leading the way. 172 axles and no defects were detected.
BNSF 6895 leads a monster 472-axle manifest west and up out of the Red River Valley as it enters Arvilla on a nicely mis-forecast 'Mostly Cloudy' day...
BNSF 505 and a trailing SD40-2 struggle to get this manifest up to track speed as it hits the curve westbound in Arvilla.
BNSF 5025 leans around the curve west of Arvilla on a cold but sunny St. Patrick's Day.
A struggling BNSF 6826 leads the M-SUPMIN slowly around the curve westbound in Arvilla.
A familiar face gives me a friendly wave as he runs another stack re-route west on the DL Sub and around the curve in Arvilla.
Around the curve in Arvilla westbound with two Cascade Green SD40-2s.
A deft crew hurtles this 4-axle classic around the curve at Arvilla with a long string of grain empties...