RCPE 3436 leads the LBFRC north along the Black Hills and back toward Belle Fourche with a train of empties bound for the bentonite clay mines in across the border in Colony, WY.
RCPE 6430, former ICE 6430, still sporting the blue and yellow, is on the point of the LBFRC heading south along the Black Hills for Rapid City.
A trio of blue and yellow RCPE SD40-2's on the LBFRC 20 are in control of another train of bentonite clay heading south for Rapid City.
On the outskirts of Rapid City, a RCPE freight follows I-90 eastbound.
It appears the crew came upon a derail that wasn't reset right and stopped to secure it. Here the engineer locks it in position while the conductor offers his two cents.
After dropping their train at Rapid City, the LBFRC heads back home with a measly three cars, although they did match the three motors very symmetrically. This road is a lot like the RCP&E, lots o... (more)
On CNW's west end GP35 862 enroute from Belle Fourche SD to Chadron NE has hit the dirt north of Rapid City, CNW's preferred emergency contractor Berg & Henn are in the process of putting things b... (more)