The daily Grand Forks, ND - Galesburg, IL high priority manifest makes the turn on the wye for the Hillsboro Sub and then south towards Fargo. The red marker lights on the second unit peg it as a... (more)
A two-for-one as my first H-train catch of the year departs from the Passenger Main, which is odd, while the West Lead shoves a cut of cars back into the yard.
A brand new GEVO leads an assortment of power toward La Crosse.
Three BC RAIL Alco's are being transported to Silvis by way of Galesburg on the Grand Forks, ND - Galesburg, IL Priority Merchandise Train. BCOL 601, 627, 606.
BNSF 4560 has a conRAIL qualITY door.
A trio of H2 SD40-2s leads the daily H-train out of the yard just before sunset. I'm guessing this is the last time I'll catch the H-GFDGAL this year :(
BNSF 4949 gets underway with the daily H-train after a section of broken rail is repaired on the Hillsboro Sub just south of town.
BNSF 8049 freshly cut from the tied down M-SUPMIN sits on the point of the daily H-train, while BNSF 7673 waits to manuever over to its grain train seen on the left on the Passenger Main.
Will the units in this shot someday be referred to as having 'pre-merger' paint? Hmmm. For now though, the daily H-train leaves for run south toward Fargo.
H-GFDGAL pulls out of the yard and under I-29 for a run south toward Fargo at Dakota JCT. Too bad the GP60 second out wasn't in the lead!
BNSF 4844 leads the daily H-train out of the yard as seen from the second highest point in the Red River Valley...the I-29 overpass!
The increasingly less rare face of the BNSF in the form of Norfolk Southern prepares to lead the H-train west out of the yard and then south towards Fargo.
The daily H-train has some visiting black leading the charge west out of the yard on the heels of empty Clay Boswell coal.
Still sporting its coat of Wisconsin Central paint, a rare and visiting MRL 1701 sneaks through the yard to back onto the daily H-train. Too bad they'd put an H2 B40-8W on the point before depart... (more)
Another B40-8 leads the daily H-GFDGAL train out of the yard and under I-29 on its way toward Fargo.