A roadrailer along with a freshly painted BN caboose heads out of Grand Forks to do some work farther south.
It's 1939, and Soo Line's brand new diesel unit is heading over a bridge with a boxcar... no, wait a minute. That is a BNSF car, and this is in 2011. After Minnesota Northern's usual power went do... (more)
Foreman J. Hansen leads an unusual work extra eastward along the Grand Forks subdivision en route to Noyes, MN.
Due to a freight derailment on the east side of Williston, Amtrak was forced to bus passengers between there and Minot. When eastbound #8 was turned to become westbound #7, however, both Amtrak lo... (more)
Oops! Someone needs to inform the switching crew that you can't slam covered hoppers together at excessive speeds. Here, Rj Corman prepares to rerail the car and crews work under the rear axle. In... (more)
Looks like a few grain hoppers had enough for the day.
Former Soo 410 has been used for parts for a number of years since the unit's electrical system was destroyed by vandals while the unit was parked in Viking, MN.
It's a busy day in coal country as two coal trains meet just north of Bill.
This rail grinder is followed by two water trucks as it heads west through Morris. Unfortunately, two large fires would force them to a halt just a few miles away.
MNN's cow/calf set enters Nielsville with the calf in the lead. The train is hauling a string of empty hoppers with a single tanker on the end.
Even the mighty SP 4449 can't avoid looking like a model train as it races south past the giant Alton grain facility on a mostly cloudy afternoon.
The westbound Empire Builder gets a lift from a freight unit as it rolls into Williston over eight hours late. The train lost six hours west of Crary, ND, after a car struck the side of the... (more)
View of the cargo being hauled east on today's heavy load special...
It's a bad day for this conductor of the Empire Builder. His train started out 7 hours late, then met a pickup truck near Shawnee, ND. Now, the train's managed to limp to Grand Forks, and h... (more)
Commonly seen on heavy freights, an ex-BN SD40-2 heads east over a bridge just west of Grand Forks in control of... the Empire Builder, 10 hours late? Engine trouble just east of Seattle, W... (more)