RCPE SD40-2 #3422, RCPE SD40-2 #6427, and RCPE SD40-3 #3429 provide power to CP 471 as it approaches the Bierce Street crossing in Winona, MN. Photo taken 7/3/15 near MP 310.11 on the CP River Sub... (more)
A Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern train rolls past the maintenance shed after a snow storm. 7 inches of snow fell covering most of the line. Temperatures are in the single digits with wind chill down... (more)
Stretched out as they run out their last miles in Rapid City, these guys will turn and head back to Belle Fourche.
These guys waste no time getting out of town! Within 5 minutes of whistling off they were cruising as they dig out of town.
This ain't your dad's C&NW... or maybe it is. There may no longer be green and yellow or blue and gold... but there is fresh orange and yellow and while many upgrades are being made to this area, ... (more)
The Belle Fourche turn runs through a very varied route, from the rolling hills seen here just out of Belle Fourche, to the mini-mountains near Sturgis and the urban area in Rapid City. The area t... (more)
Enginer has his engines in Run 8 as they slog through the hills of South Dakota. Huge mini-mountains rise to the rear as an old mile marker still remains.
I would have taken blue and yellows, but a pair of fresh RCP&E units were hard to beat! The pair is seen here pulling hard as they trundle over a bridge in Sturgis, nary a motorcycle to be seen.