It's a typical day in the community of Emerado as a truck loads at the elevator while the Mayville Local scoots eastward through town.
Due to high water from Lake Alice at Churchs Ferry, ND, all traffic other than Amtrak is currently being directed away from the middle of the Devils Lake line, resulting in westbound grain shuttle... (more)
This grain train struggles to climb out of the Red River Valley as the BNSF 5240 was having some troubles. This train would stop just east of Larimore while they troubleshot the problem while the... (more)
This grain train makes its way west through Emerado past a typical Spring scene in North Dakota: sunny skies, the last remnants of snow, and ditches flowing with run off. Learn more at Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE ES44DCLocation: Emerado, North Dakota, USALocomotive #: BNSF 7707Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: April 02, 2008
A very dirty faded Dash 9 kicks up snow as it heads west on the Devils Lake Sub between Grand Forks and Emerado.
The Empire Builder blasts through Emerado at 79mph leaving a cloud of snow in its wake. This train struck a vehicle 20 miles to the west; you can see the damage on the front truck and the ... (more)
A pair of Oakways pull a 362-axle Superior, WI - Minot, ND manifest west across the frozen praries of eastern North Dakota. More info at Railroad: General Motors Locomotive Group (EMDX)Locomotive: EMD SD60Location: Emerado, North Dakota, USALocomotive #: EMDX 9069Train ID: M-SUPMINPhoto Date: January 04, 2008
Westbound Superior - Minot manifest fades to mirage as it blows through Emerado.
White-face BNSF 2117 runs long hood forward onto the siding in Emerado as white-face BNSF 7827 on the front of M-MINSUP looks on...gotta love all that green power!
A trio of ex-BN vets brings the Minot, ND - Superior, WI manifest east into Emerado for a meet with light power. BNSF 7827 is sublettered 'Northtown.'
I don't know what the chances are of catching two GP39Es leading different trains on the same day in the same area, but here's the second one up front on westbound grain empties.
That Warbonnet red really stands out on this unit! M-SUPMIN westbound late in the day...
FURX 7934 leads a short Superior - Minot manifest westbound through Emerado. Learn more at Grand Forks Railfanning<... (more)
Odd power on today's Superior - Minot manifest: dual CSX GE power pulls this westbound out of the Red River Valley and through the small town of Emerado.