A Northern Plains Railroad SD40-2 has somehow found its way south to the elevator track in Hoffman where it sits on a sunny but cold January day.
Northern Plains Railroad's Thief River Falls turn eases south in the Canadian Pacific yard switching Strata Corporation hoppers in front of the Farmer's Co-Op Grain & Seed elevator. The elevator ... (more)
The Northern Plains' Thief River Falls Turn travels through the community of Viking, Minnesota, which was an important station along the Soo Line's Wheat Line. The city's former depot is now a pa... (more)
After slowing through the city of Warren, the four SD40-2 consist of Northern Plains locomotives throttles back up en route back to Fordville, North Dakota.
The Northern Plains TRF Turn comes around the bend about to hit the diamond with the BNSF Noyes subdivision through the small community of Warren, the county seat of Marshall County, Minnesota. O... (more)
After exchanging CP and BGSX hoppers in the Thief River Falls yard, the 5558 leads the TRF turn west towards Viking, MN were 5558 & 5561 will be set out on the siding.
Fresh From the Paint Booth! NPR 5558 shows off its new royal blue and yellow paint scheme. This locomotive hasn't even touched its home rails which lie two miles to the north at Dakota Juntion, ... (more)
NPR 5558, 5556, & 5555 lay over on their own trackage at Dakota Junction for the night before taking their train with CP/SOO grain hoppers and open gravel hoppers from the Strata Corporation from ... (more)