Golden Hour at Des Lacs...
A BNSF grain train grinds into the blinding sunset at Des Lacs, ND, and crosses the village namesake reservoir.
Racing the Setting Western Sun
An eastbound local from the oil patch rolls downgrade between Lonetree and Des Lacs, ND in the last fading moments of daylight.
Lost Heritage! NS 8101, the Central of Georgia, races West across the Des Lacs Reservoir and past Ames Construction workers that are feverishly working to construct a second bridge, which ... (more)
Under Construction...Bakken crude destined for Reybold, Delaware coasts down the .6% grade into Des Lacs, ND under the careful control of Engineer Kerry Picek. Kerry is obeying inst... (more)
Under Construction...Engineer Cook has his 13,200 leased ponies in the eighth notch with his heavy South Seattle, WA bound guaranteed service intermodal on the drawbars, while cross... (more)
Ballast for the Glasgow Subdivision expansion project trots East behind three leased Montana Rail Link SD45-2's, crossing the frozen Des Lacs Reservoir. MRL power in North Dakota is pretty uncommo... (more)
A priority intermodal from Portland, WA to Cicero, IL races East across a frozen Des Lacs Reservoir on an extremely cold January morning.
Brand new ACe's scoot West past the crumbling water tower in the small hamlet of Des Lacs on a cold Winter afternoon.
Norfolk Southern's Nickel Plate heritage unit passes the crippled water tower on its way West to the Bakken oil field for another fill up of sweet crude.
NS's Nickle Plate Road heritage unit passes the vintage grain elevator in the rural Des Lacs.
Westbound cars and pickups storm through the rural community of Des Lacs, ND on a Summer-like April afternoon in 2012... Unfortunately, April 1st of 2013 won't be that nice - with a 3 foot snowpac... (more)
NS 1071, the CNJ Heritage SD70ACe, pushes a Manitou bound oil empty over the frozen Des Lacs Reservoir on a chilly Winter afternoon.
A brand new SD70ACe leads a Casselton, ND to Longview, WA grain train over the Des Lacs Reservoir on a fine September morning.
Screaming up the .6% grade at 15MPH, two recently activated SD60M's have a 71 car Ross Turn in tow passing a field of harvested wheat.
Two SD60M's storm up the half percent grade on a fine Autumn afternoon with a 51 car Ross Turn in tow.