Racing the Setting Western Sun
An eastbound local from the oil patch rolls downgrade between Lonetree and Des Lacs, ND in the last fading moments of daylight.
A transfer from Duluth emerges from pea soup fog into bright sunlight on the Wisconsin side of the St. Louis River. Unseasonably warm air is coming in contact with cold air off Lake Superior and c... (more)
The westbound Empire Builder has cleared, the Mayville Local has reversed from the junction into town to grab a boxcar, and it will now race for Grand Forks.
The engineer gives a wave as the Mayville Local cruises past a portion of a grain train resting on the newly constructed shuttle track at the Arvilla elevator. The road the photo was taken from ha... (more)
The Drayton Local comes up to the Gateway Drive crossing as it proceeds northward out of Grand Forks on a humid summer morning.
Three geeps push on the first half of their train after completing their work at Benson. Eventually, they will couple to the second half of their train and continue down the Appleton Sub.