Coal train riding through the Badlands of North Dakota on a late summer morning.
The conductor on this westbound coal empty shades his eyes, looking ahead at the signal, which is difficult to see due to low sun angle, at Fryburg,ND on 7/20/11.
A loaded BNSF coal train climbs Fryburg hill out of the badlands on the Glendive Mandan section. Manned pushers are visible on the rear of the train. Northern Pacific's 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone class s... (more)
This load is backing off the throttle at they top the grade at Fryburg at sunset. The train will pull down between switches at Fryburg to drop off the Glendive manned helper on the rear. The train... (more)
A Spring Creek Mine, WY to Superior, WI coal train is topping the grade at Fryburg at sunset. 2 SD75M and a SD60M on the point and a SD75M on the rear is needed to get this coal train up the 2 sti... (more)
BN 9605 has just cutoff from shoving a loaded coal train to Fryburg. They are now waiting for this westbound empty depart Fryburg so they can go over to the back track to pickup the BNSF 8214. The... (more)
A row of round bales and a simple white church frame this shot nicely.