Late evening in the badlands of North Dakota, finds this westbound coal empty as it approaches Sully Springs on the Dickinson Sub.
BNSF 8990 passes the east switch at Sully Springs in the late evening.
A pair of helpers shove an eastbound loaded coal train up out of the badlands and the Missouri river valley.
As storms build across western North Dakota, a loaded ballast train is eastbound through the badlands on BNSF's Dickinson Subdivision.
The temperature is -17, and the thunderous roar of two 20 cylinder 645's in run 8 fill the frigid Winter air as two of the six remaining Montana Rail Link SD45's on lease to BNSF work West with a ... (more)
Coal loads destined for Alma, WI battle the stiff grade through the North Dakota Badlands at the famed location of Sully Springs.
Bound for Wisconsin Power & Light's power plant in Columbia, Wisc., a SD70MAC/ACe duo slave through the southern portion of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and approach the small tourist communit... (more)
Two "Goatboats" lead a detouring Cicero, IL to Tacoma, WA vehicle train past a field of wildflowers dotting the landscape on the ex-Northern Pacific.
Three GE's lead a heavy Laurel, MT to Dilworth, MN manifest over a small creek on a warm Summer afternoon.
A coal load for Cohasset, MN snakes through the badlands of ND behind a SD70ACe.
Oil cans for St James, LA roll East behind a duo of ACe's passing the elevators for Boyle.
The First of August brings us a short Dilworth, MN to Laurel, MT manifest rolling West on the ole Northern Pacific, with a Warbonnet leading past the ancient elevators in Richardton.
Last light catches a GEVO and SD70ACe dragging an empty Superior train out of the siding at Hebron.
Golden fields of Winter wheat gently rustle in the breeze while an empty coal bucket for the PRB slows to take the siding.
A detoured stack train bound for the West Coast rolls along the ex Northern Pacific, passing a beautiful field of sunflowers.