An empty grain is about 38 miles from Mandan Yard as they pass between switches at Dengate near sunset. This is a Tacoma, WA, to Eldridge, ND, grain empty. Dengate is located on the Dickinson Sub ... (more)
AC power was just starting to become common on this northern coal route thru North Dakota between Glendive and Dilworth. Here 2 MAC's power this westbound hopper train about 29 miles west of Manda... (more)
Back in 2007 I made a week trip shooting all these old relics on the northern coal route. Here the loaded train bound for Superior for unloading rumbles east with a Glendive pusher on the rear end... (more)
Oil empties head for the fields behind a nice mix of GE power.
It was a nice treat to see the perfectly uniform bottom dump coal hoppers on this eastbound snaking through Sully Springs.
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.
3 BNSF SD70ACe's elephant style power a westbound coal empty through the North Dakota Badlands, seen here at Sully Springs,ND on July 31, 2012.
3 CN units lead a BNSF eastbound manifest through the North Dakota Badlands at Sully Springs,ND on 7/31/12. This is the second time I have caught a BNSF train led by another railroads pool power a... (more)
A westbound BNSF coal empty passes a field of sunflowers west of Hebron,ND on 7/28/12. The sunflowers for some reason didn't like the sun, as the flowers were facing the opposite direction of wher... (more)
2 BNSF SD70ACe's leads the 68th unit oil train of 2012 from Eland,ND(west of Dickinson,ND) to St James,LA (via UP interchange at Mitchell,IL) past the grain shuttle elevator at Boyle,ND on 7/29/12... (more)
2 BNSF SD70ACe's leads the 68th unit oil train of 2012 from Eland,ND(west of Dickinson,ND) to St James,LA (via UP interchange at Mitchell,IL) through the sag east of Richardton,ND on 7/29/12.
I wanted to try something different with this photo, using the stripes on the road to lead to the train crossing the crossing, with the 2 different types of crops grown on the hill behind as a bac... (more)
A westbound BNSF coal empty heads into the siding to meet a couple of eastbounds at Hebron,ND on 7/29/12
A pair of BNSF ES44AC's power a eastbound coal load up the grade through the North Dakota Badlands at Sully Springs,ND on 7/31/12.
With its work complete for the day, a tractor with a rake attached sits idle as a BNSF westbound manifest passes through the curves at Antelope,ND on 7/28/12.