RRV&W's Hankinson Turn is seen arriving at Fairmount with a whopping 3 cars. They'll stop here to switch Ardent Mills for a good hour before finishing the trip to Hankinson.
A dogs breakfast of paint schemes drags 143 cars past Schmit Dairy.
A former Soo Line GP38-2 leads an ECO rebuild south on the CP Veblen Sub after switching industries on the mainline in Fairmount.
With 35 cars in tow, a pair of Red River Valley and Western units out of Breckenridge head west on the CP for Hankinson over the frozen Bois De Sioux River.
After restoring the switch at east Nashua, crude empties are flying into the sunset as they pass from Minnesota into North Dakota over the Bios de Sioux River.
The Russell plow working south on the Veblen Sub makes short work of one of several large drifts they would encounter on this lovely February evening.
A Russell plow works south toward Rosholt, SD, clearing the Veblen Sub after heavy snowfall over the weekend.
The days are numbered for the Soo Line paint on these SD60s, so it was a real treat to find a pair of them on the Elbow Lake Sub wayfreight crossing from Minnesota into North Dakota.
With Union Pacific yellow in the lead, this empty crude oil train crosses over the frozen Bois De Sioux River as it leaves Minnesota and enters North Dakota.
An all lease consist is working just over the MN/ND border with fertilizer cars. Behind the lead unit is and HLCX SD40-2 and SD45.