We're looking down the main street in Fairview SD to catch the D&I rock train rolling thru the Iowa countryside on the other side of the Big Sioux River.
The Dakota and Iowa rock train is moving behind 3 of the 5 SD40-2's on the roster, plus a GP39-2 trailing that will set out at Hawarden. DAIR3029 was built as Missouri Pacifi 6041. Were about a mi... (more)
The Dakota and Iowa train has set out 40 cars and 2 units to the siding inside the L G Everest Plant at Hawarden, IA. The GP was to protect a Beresford Branch local that would run the following da... (more)
A Dakota and Iowa RR rock train is seen just before sunset near Chatsworth, IA.
With minutes to spare before sunset, the northbound DAIR Rock Train crosses the Big Sioux River, passing from Fairview, SD into Iowa. As information, the train has four SD40-2s, two SD39-2s, and ... (more)
Southbound Dakota & Iowa rock loads snake over the BNSF main in downtown Sioux Falls.
Southbound rock loads cross over Falls Park in the later morning.
Two different and very unique shades of yellow are displayed as a quartet of Dakota and Iowa Railroad SD40s pass by a former Santa Fe GP39-2 in BNSF's Sioux City Yard.
The D&I Railroad rolls across the Sioux Falls Trestle towards the BNSF Yard and points south with 101 loads.
The D&I RR rolls past the former Great Northern Depot in Sioux Falls yard.
A Dakota & Iowa Railroad rock train heads under 57th street bound for Sioux City.
A southward loaded rock train is about to duck under Interstate 90 at Sioux Falls behind a mix of two SD40-2s spliced by an SD39, and trailed by a GP9.
The rock train rolls past the Hawarden Local's power parked at the ethanol plant north of Hawarden for the night. The rock train will make a stop in 5 miles to cut the rear 2 unit into the train 6... (more)