RRVW train JTCA10 from Jamestown to Casselton has the Kent P. Shoemaker in the lead. Always curious, I found that Kent was one of two founders of the RRV&W (and TC&W) after a long career includin... (more)
North Dakota has been experiencing record rainfall in the past few decades, creating lakes in the rolling hills. Railroads used large amounts of rip-rap to deal with the issue.
A double stack train for the west coast rolls past on a lazy summer afternoon.
The light was just perfect as a new GE charges east with a healthy manifest. This is one of my favorite spots on the Jamestown Sub and I've been wanting this shot for a while.
An empty coal train heading back for the PRB waits in the siding as coal loads head eastbound near Sanborn, ND.
Coal empties headed west on a very cold day
Coal empties from Portage, WI head west through North Dakota to be loaded one more time in the powder river basin.
It's always great to find old EMDs still earning their keep on locals and this one in North Dakota is a great example.
A pair of electro motive veterans cruise east over a short causeway with coal loads for Superior, WI.
Three SD40-2s speed west past the elevator at Sanborn with a train destined for Jamestown.
Two warbonnets- a rarity on the Jamestown sub- cross the causeway at one of the lakes outside of Sanborn. It appears that the BNSF has recently added stone as a levy against the recent floods. Als... (more)
With the severe flooding in North Dakota, the water in one of the lakes just outside of Sanborn, ND is almost up to the top of the BNSF causeway.
Heading over one of several causeways in the area.
Heading west to Jamestown, past picturesque North Dakota countryside.