A trio of BNSF SD40-2s and a BNSF SD70MAC escape severe thunderstorms to the south and east as it heads for Dilworth.
The Northtown to Dilworth train with an A-B-A lash up heads west through Big Lake on Good Friday. Talk about a consist!
Today's JY Local from Jamestown to Dilworth has added a couple extra motors for good measure as it sweeps into Eskelson shortly after sunrise.
With a perfect trio of Burlington Northern cascade green leading the way, the JY Local cruises east over the nearly 100 year old Hi-Line trestle that spans the Sheyenne River at Valley City.
A trio of former Burlington Northern SD40-2's lead the daily Grand Forks, ND to Northtown, MN mixed freight past Coon Creek in Coon Rapids, MN.
A perfect trio of matching cascade green SD40-2s dating to the early 1970s make their way east on the Grand Forks to Northtown freight a couple of hours after sunrise.
They were making every bi... (more)
I was listening to the scanner wondering if anything cool was running on the Staples Sub. I soon got an answer when I heard "BNSF 1940 East approach medium at Darling".
I then proceeded out to ... (more)
Best view in the house. Who has it, however, is up for debate. Is it me with my camera, the crew on the train, or the homeowner on the hill. Regardless, the normally mundane scenery of eastern Nor... (more)
These three well worn EMD units have been on the JY Local for a couple weeks now. Today's train was long enough to fill out the nearly 4000 foot high bridge in Valley City, North Dakota.
The br... (more)
Three SD40-2s lead the JY local from Jamestown, ND through downtown Moorhead, MN. In just a moment they'll cross the diamonds at Moorhead Jct before arriving at Dilworth Yard.
Three different kinds of EMD team up together to pull the Dilworth-Northtown mixed freight through Randall on a cold and windy November afternoon.
Two classic BN warriors bracket a switcher as they slug it out up the grade at Lake Park. It was a sweet sight and sound on a windy and sunny fall day.
An eastbound behind a wonderful mix of power pounds across the CP diamonds in Detroit Lakes, seen from the US 59 overpass. I was pleased to see the searchlight signals still in place for now.
Light power zips down the BNSF Staples Sub.