NPR 3502 and a four pack of former UP tunnel motors wait for CP 299 to clear the Thief River Falls yard before entering and retrieving empty grain hoppers for the elevators along the Wheat Line in... (more)
NPR 3502 creeps into Forest River for a brief stop at the diamond before continuing east toward Thief River Falls, MN.
NPR 3502 slowly making the right hand sweep to head east after leaving Fordville.
I actually found a little hill to get this vantage point as the NPR 3502 leaves Fordville at 0906L with 78 loads. Seen here on the big sweeping curve just east of town.
Starting east toward the town of Fordville, the Northern Plains Railroad is a shortline hauler for the Canadian Pacific Railway as seen in these loaded grain cars.
NPR 3502 and three other GP35s lurch a long grain train at max track speed on this ex-SOO line at 25 MPH. The conductor has checked off and is back in unit two or three doing some duties.
Heavy grain leaves Fordville and makes its turn toward the east on this crisp, clear morning. Track speed is 10 MPH on this section.
Ex-GWRX and ex-Wisconsin Southern power leads this loaded grain train off the NPR wye and onto the BNSF Glasston Sub for a trip south to The Forks and points east. The tail of the train can be se... (more)
Northern Plains Railroad southbound (RR East) on the Glasston Sub with five GP35s pulling loaded grain toward Grand Forks.