NPR's turn back to Lansford from Kramer rolls through a field of crop and flowers, a common scene for this remote operation.
A Mohall Railroad GP7 leads a Northern Plains sister westbound at Russell, ND, heading for Lansford, ND to switch the next elevator on the line.
Northern Plains Railroad's Thief River Falls Turn angles northwest departing the Thief River Falls yard bound for Warren and points west in very cold and blustery conditions.
On an otherwise very cloudy day, the TRF Turn finds a gap in the clouds to catch some sun on its trip out of Thief River Falls to points west: Viking, Radium, Warren, Alvarado, Oslo, and so furthe... (more)
The Northern Plains Thief River Falls Turn pulls onto its own rails through the switch at Dakota Junction after depositing a string of loaded grain from North Dakota and picking up more empties fo... (more)
3 GP 7's for the Northern Plains Railroad (2 Mohall Railroad and 1 ex-ATSF now Northern Plains) wait outside of Kenmare, ND for the CP to deliver a grain empty to them on 9/24/13.
Northern Plains Railroad's Thief River Falls Turn pulls through the 8th street grade crossing past the series of grain elevators lining the right-of-way switching its cut of empty gravel hoppers a... (more)
Some interesting power additions to the Northern Plains roster includes a few former Union Pacific SD40-2 tunnel motors owned by Motive Rail Incorporated. Northern Plains' Thief River Falls turn ... (more)