The old signals on the Hillsboro line are seeing their final days as the South Local trots past behind a nice duo of cascade green.
Pigeons scatter as a manifest freight rolls southward past the newly installed, but not yet operative, block signals along the Hillsboro line.
Two GEVOs clear out some snow as a manifest freight rolls southward near Merrifield.
Battered and bruised, but still going strong, a classic BN GP50 rolls southward with a short South Local right on the tail of a manifest.
A duo of east-coasters and a Heritage I Dash 9 lead a long manifest slowly southward out of Grand Forks.
One of the shortest South Locals I've ever seen rolls lazily southward. This local is likely being affected by an employee lockout at the American Crystal Sugar plant near Hillsboro.
It looks like the former Oakway SD60 is in need of a new turbo as the Grand Forks to Northtown manifest rumbles southward toward Merrifield.
A pair of GEs runs elephant style with high priority merchandise as the engineer gives a friendly wave.
For any fan of GE's C44-9W, here is a train for you. Seven Dash 9s lead train H-GFDNTW out of Grand Forks to meet the South Local at Thompson.
After setting out a bad order car in the yard, the daily H-GFDNTW trips an ABS signal as it rolls along near Merrifield with a duo of CSX GEs trailing a BNSF counterpart.
Two blue beasts and a single warbonnet SD75M approach Merrifield in the lead of Clay Boswell coal empties on a pleasant, cool sunny day in eastern North Dakota.
A nice mix of power leads the M-DILGFD through Merrifield nearing the final destination of Grand Forks. As usual, some low priority coal loads have found their way into the mix of commodities haul... (more)
Two cascade green SD40-2s lead a long stack train east off of the Devils Lake Subdivision and onto the Hillsboro Subdivision.