DME 6051 and two more SD40's cross the Bad River on a mighty fine January afternoon.
Trundling through the Bad River Valley, a lengthy 571 continues it's slow trek towards Rapid City at a whopping 10MPH.
Yucca plant lines the Pink Lady ballast that helps support the 1939 forged stick rail that the Chicago & North Western Transportation Company laid nearly seven-and-a-half decades ago, which is sti... (more)
DM&E 6051 leads two more SD40's and a long 77 car train through the Bad River Valley at a blistering 10MPH.
DME 4005 and 4001 have a short but heavy #570 in tow through one of the many sags on the PRC.
Crossing the Bad River, DME 6051 and two more SD40's have 77 cars in tow over the undulating terrain of the PRC Subdivision.
DM&E 6051 continues East at 10MPH, while cresting one of the many 1% grades on the ex-CNW trackage.
Thirty cars rock and roll at 10MPH on the 1930's CNW stick rail behind two veteran GP40's.
The true definition of desolate. Not a human in sight for 30 miles. Only hundreds of bolted together steel sticks, forged nearly a century ago and two SD40's running what could be their l... (more)