DME 6051 and two more SD40's cross the Bad River on a mighty fine January afternoon.
Trundling through the Bad River Valley, a lengthy 571 continues it's slow trek towards Rapid City at a whopping 10MPH.
Yucca plant lines the Pink Lady ballast that helps support the 1939 forged stick rail that the Chicago & North Western Transportation Company laid nearly seven-and-a-half decades ago, which is sti... (more)
DM&E 6051 leads two more SD40's and a long 77 car train through the Bad River Valley at a blistering 10MPH.
Crossing the Bad River, DME 6051 and two more SD40's have 77 cars in tow over the undulating terrain of the PRC Subdivision.
DM&E 6051 continues East at 10MPH, while cresting one of the many 1% grades on the ex-CNW trackage.
The true definition of desolate. Not a human in sight for 30 miles. Only hundreds of bolted together steel sticks, forged nearly a century ago and two SD40's running what could be their l... (more)
Eastbound Nahant - Bensenville road freight cruises across northeastern Illinois just after sunrise.
Two DM&E SD40-3s bring the Sprint Train east through Pewaukee.
Headed into BNSF Argentine Yard is CP Train 380 with a SD40 trio on the head end. This train sat for over a day at the Truman Drawbridge waiting for BNSF to make room.
DME 6051 hustles the Kenmare wayfreight through the rolling North Dakota terrain on a warm Winter afternoon.
Clocked between 41 and 44MPH, the "City of Stugis" SD40-2 races the Kenmare wayfreight back home, catching the last of sunlight, while a driver in a 2011 Ford F-150 paces alongside.
With a DM&E SD40-2 on the point, two EMD's lead a short Kenmare wayfreight through a rural crossing, moments before sunset.
The Kenmare wayfreight rolls through snowy floodplains with the "City of Sturgis" on the point.