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.
New vs. old: The Soo depot in downtown Minot stands tall to see another new unit rumble by. This time, its an ES44AC, CP 9353, leading the Eastbound #198.
A brand new GEVO leads the hotshot intermodal through the Eastern edge of Minot - through an area that was completely under water just a mere eight months ago. Minot is still recovering after the ... (more)
Fresh snow from the night before quickly melts in the 48 degree warmth, while a hotshot Z9 for Seattle crosses the Gassman Coulee trestle.
Dueces trot a work train over the lengthy Gassman Coulee Trestle on a mild Winter afternoon.
Light cloud cover doesn't hinder a noon sun on a warm Winter day from lighting the stainless steel sides of Amtrak 7, the Westbound Empire Builder being assisted by a BNSF ES44AC. The sun w... (more)
ex-BCOL 738 idles in the siding in Minot, on the point of a work train awaiting next assignment.
Santa's big orange sleigh departs Minot with a fresh crew onboard, with 6800 feet of presents for people on the West Coast.
One of BNSF's SD70ACe's leads a duo of CSX GE's, one rated for 6000 horsepower, leads a 128 car Havre, MT to Northtown, MN "H9"...
A dying breed... With the CP rebuild/repaint program going on, the SOO SD60's are definitely a dying breed. Two of the white variety idle on the diesel track awaiting the call to assemble t... (more)
A greenie weenie and a Catfish make easy work of the 1 percent grade out of Minot with a 2800 ton stacks and rack train in tow.
With the EMD in the proper position ahead of the two GE's, a light 4900 ton Dilworth, MN to Pasco, WA manifest makes track speed up the near 1% grade out of Minot.
A SD60M duo leads a Chicago to Tacoma vehicle train over the Gassman Coulee Trestle.