A quiet Sunday afternoon in Glencoe finds RRV&W and TCWR locomotives awaiting their next assignment.
After waiting for BNSF to leave, the crew of this Edgeley turn begins their trek westward into North Dakota. Breckenridge is a big Great Northern town, as evident by the GN caboose sitting outside... (more)
After calling the CP Minnesota Dispatcher for clearance across the diamond, they continue their trek west to Bobcat in Gwinner.
After a couple days of hauling the public and RRVW employees around to mark their 25th anniversary, a pair of freshly repainted geeps do some switching on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Here, t... (more)
Cruising along at 30 mph, the RRVW train makes their way quickly through the eastern North Dakota countryside. They're about to cross over ND Highway 46.
Slowing to set out cars in Sheldon.
After departing Breckenridge, MN, the RRVW 4101 had a decent train. After some work along the line, they parked a majority of their train on the main, made a left turn and headed down the 4th sub... (more)
A pair of Cat geeps creep past a cut of cars in the siding at Wegdahl, MN. A couple houses and a decrepit elevator are all that can be found here, apart from an occasional TC&W train.
Unique to the RRVW and TCWR are their use of rebuilt geeps, using Caterpiller brand engines. While they don't sound anything like your regular EMD, they do their job well, and it shows as the eng... (more)
A pair of Cat powered geeps start out their morning journey from Montevideo with 35 loads and 1 empty. Not sure if this is the Milbank Turn or the West End Switch job, either way, these RRV&W uni... (more)
A nice surprise as I wasn't even going to drive down this far. Waiting for three westbounds to go by before shoving out onto the main.
A RRV&W train rolls eastbound on BNSF's Jamestown Sub through Buffalo, ND.
TC&W's 15th Anniversary passenger special unloads at the Glencoe depot.