The westbound Empire Builder has just pulled into the Minot depot about 30 minutes late for a servicing stop that will take nearly as much time. The tracks in the foreground belong to CP'... (more)
The Empire Builder has just departed Minot as it passes over the monster trestle just west of town.
Westbound with some respectable tonnage for a local, a trio of geeps labors upgrade on this impressive trestle west of Minot.
Two SD40-2s scream through Minot on the point of a westbound wayfreight.
Crew change time on this eastbound stack train. NREX 254 is second out...
I don't know what this thing is or what it does, but I know I wouldn't want to be on either end of it when it's running!
This old BN Caboose is leading the way toward the BNSF interchange as the CP Transfer backs across the diamond. Check out the guy having a nice smoke on the back (or front, depending on how you l... (more)
SOO 4416 along with SOO 4420 and a BN caboose rest in the yard after their transfer run earlier in the morning. Now that I've seen it in person, red and white SOO may just be my favorite paint sc... (more)
Grain train with BNSF 5184 and a nice Warbonnet throttle west toward the diamond to get a good run at the Gassman Coulee several miles west of town. Unlike Grand Forks, Minot has some hills...
CP 8545 passes right through the yard and continues east after waiting for BNSF 5523 to clear the diamond downtown.
BNSF 5523 notches it up as it accelerates west through west Minot and rounds the bend near the high school...
CP 8576 creates some noise downtown as it pulls a grain train away from the diamond with BNSF in downtown Minot...
Another railroad to add to the notch on the belt: SOO (finally). The daily CP Transfer is backing 44 cars east toward the interchange with BNSF.
PAL 8333 is a long way from home tracks and sits alone on a dead-end line near the CP yard in Minot.