After crossing into the Peace Garden State in Fargo and crew changing with a Dilworth to Minot pool crew, the CNW 8646 races timetable West through the quiet community of Buxton, and up the Hillsb... (more)
The Empire Builder kicks up powder along the Hillsboro subdivision heading due south to its next station stop at Fargo 10 hours and 20 minutes late.
BNSF 8300 and CP 8837 accelerate the Noyes to Dilworth manifest southward through Buxton after being slowed by malfunctioning signals.
Grain empties heading from Tacoma, WA, to Drayton, ND, hold the main track south of the crossings in Buxton as the South Local enters the siding at the north end.
The first Noyes to Dilworth manifest of the new year has two Dash 9s in command as it slices past the station sign in Buxton.
An empty coal train from Cohasset, Minnesota passes by downtown Buxton, where the only vehicles to be seen on this cold, but sunny, Valentine's Day are parked in front of the bar and café.
Old Glory flaps as Ardoch Coal empties slice through kicked up harvest season dust and split the silence on a lazy Friday afternoon in Buxton. BNSF 9530 is interesting in the fact that it's one o... (more)
BNSF 1590 leads the H-GFDNTW down the siding as the South Local keeps the main in Buxton. Not sure why in a hand-thrown siding environment a High Priority manifest takes the hole while a Local ke... (more)
The Buxton station sign is barely hanging on as a long manifest for Northtown Yard passes through town.
A bizarre mixture of power hauls an impressively long Grand Forks - Northtown manifest through Buxton. The South Local is just out of view to the right on the siding waiting for this train to clea... (more)
An SD75M in need of a wash creeps through Buxton with coal empties as the South Local clears the siding switch on the south side of town.
A grubby SD75M on the point of coal empties from Ardoch, ND, waits at the west switch of the Buxton siding while the South Local enters at the east switch.
With a single GP38-2 in the lead, the daily South Local highballs through Buxton on a nicely misforecasted "cloudy" day.
After stopping at the signals for the west siding switch in Buxton, BNSF 721 eases forward for a run to Alton as the South Local clears the main at the south end of town.
A lashup more suited for a coal train, including a dual-window SD60M, roars through Buxton with a long Grand Forks to Northtown Yard manifest.