A Great Northern F7 wears the Big Sky Blue color scheme while its mate is in the simplified orange and olive. I was on a USAF trip escorting the Thunderbirds with our C-130E from Langley AFB, Virg... (more)
Two Soo GP's, one still showing her Milwaukee heritage, idle away on a brilliant Summer afternoon, awaiting next assignment.
Two of BNSF's workhorse SD40-2's crawl up the .65% grade leading an 8400 ton Ross Turn over the 1822 foot long Gassman Coulee Trestle on a fine Summer afternoon. You can imagine what it sounded li... (more)
Empty tank cars from St James, LA via the UP cross the spectacular Gassman Coulee Trestle on a dazzling Summer afternoon, destined for Trenton, ND and another load of sweet Baaken crude oil; with ... (more)
A 144 car Northtown, MN to Dore, ND manifest makes a bit less than track speed up the .6% grade over the Gassman Coulee Trestle behind two of GE's finest Evolution's. The train, which consists of ... (more)
RCO power idles under the sanding tower next to a GE duo, awaiting next assignment. Photo taken with permission by an off duty railroad employee yadda-yadda-yadda.
Two EMD products scream up the near 1% grade out of Minot, leading the L MON8821, aka Northgate Local, while crossing a swollen South Branch creek on a muggy and stormy Summer afternoon.
An algae pond reflects the power of CP 199, rolling West into Minot on a fine Summer afternoon.
On a warm and muggy Summer morning, two of BNSF's "Goatboats" lead a 12000 ton Spokane, WA to Northtown, MN (Minneapolis) high priority manifest over the impressive Gassman Coulee Trestle and Sour... (more)
A step back in time! Four BN EMD's lead a 59 car Ross Turn over the impressive Gassman Coulee trestle on a breezy and warm Summer afternoon.
An EMD GP40X body'd leader leads the Drake Wayfreight into Minot catching the last light of the day.
Lost coal power leads an Eastbound stacker into Minot for a crew change.
The clouds have broken up and continue to move East, while two CP Beavers lead the hotshot 199 through Minot with Nathan P3 a-blarin'.
With a 3/4 moon above in the rich blue sky, two of BNSF's "Goatboats" lead a Blue Island, IL to Portland, OR vehicle train over the South Branch Creek on a warm and breezy afternoon.
On a warm and breezy Spring afternoon, an eight thousand foot Z train from Seattle, WA rolls East over the impressive Gassman Coulee trestle with an ex Santa Fe GE leading the way.