A short Drayton Local with but six cars works its way south toward the yard in Grand Forks behind a matched pair of H1 Geeps.
The Drayton Local slips under the UND Hamster Tube behind a straight up GP38 after a long day of work up north. Go Sioux!
Aside from the BNSF patch, you'd swear this shot was pre-merger. The Drayton Local slowly heads south through Minto after a long day of work along the Glasston Sub. More info can be found at more)
The way it should be: a duo of Cascade Green units up front. The Drayton Local passes under UND's Hamster Tube and into the yard under the first blue skies we've seen in about two weeks. Check o... (more)
The Drayton Local, with a scant 11 cars, hits the curve leaving Minto southbound on this crisp, blustery Saturday.
A long 57-car Drayton Local comes south on the Glasston Sub against a strong wind that was gusting in upwards of 50 MPH this afternoon.
The Drayton Local is about a half mile away from ending its day as it approaches the yard in Grand Forks. Hopefully one of these times I'll catch BNSF 2006 up front instead of second out!
The Drayton Local breezes south over the Turtle River just outside of Manvel. I caught BNSF 2795 two days earlier on the point of the Noyes Local.
Flat. Barren. Frigid. Featureless. Ah yes, eastern North Dakota railroading at its finest!! The Drayton Local heads south after a day's work north of Grand Forks.
After picking up some cars, BNSF 2795 leads the Drayton Local out of Minto and south toward Grand Forks. I'm not a horn guy, but I do like the sound this particular GP39-2 puts out!
An 11-car Drayton Local eases south through Grand Forks on its way to the yard.
The Drayton Local creeps to a stop along 42nd St, waiting for signal indication into the yard.
The Drayton Local picked up a set of cars at Grafton and is seen here continuing south toward Grand Forks, leaving the little town of Minto behind.
The Drayton Local sneaks south past some trees and into the town of Grafton.