Remote unit #2753 works the mill job in the North Dakota Mill yard. Its cut of cars have been sorted into their respective tracks and is now in the process of receiving cars to take back to the y... (more)
North Dakota Mill, the largest flour mill in the United States, and the only one that is state-owned, towers over the 3404 as it goes about its switching.
Right behind the City Job is the Mill Job, pulling up to the Neche Switch to head up the spur to the mill.
The crewmembers ride the point as the Mill Job proceeds northward on the Neche line to head up to the mill. Mostly hidden around the curve is a long set of shuttle hoppers, something not usually s... (more)
The Mill Job pulls eastward past the Cottonwood Switch to reverse on the main line to the Neche switch and head up the spur.
The Mill Job sorts a string of tankers at an industry near the North Dakota State Mill.
After pulling down to the Cottonwood Switch, the Mill Job reverses westward on the Passenger Main to reach the Neche Switch, where it will head north on the spur.
Having left its tankers at the end of this spur, the Mill Job prepares to take its covered hoppers back out to the main track to do some more work.
The Mill Transfer is a solid train of covered hoppers today as it rounds the S curve through the middle of a northern Grand Forks neighborhood.
The last train to North Dakota Mill in 2007 pokes along with a dozen cars heading back to the Grand Forks yard.
The North Dakota State Mill towers over 2173 as it waits for the crew to return from their lunch break.
After leaving the Neche Spur, the Mill Job backs down to the Cottonwood Switch to reach the Grand Forks yard.
The first W2 painted switcher seen in Grand Forks has returned and is seen here shoving the mill job westward under the Demers Avenue overpass. Thanks to whoever cut a hole in the fence at this sp... (more)
The mill job pulls two gondolas out of a scrapyard located at the end of the line.
BNSF 3612 pulls two gondolas out of the scrapyard located at the end of the Neche Spur.