Mixed freight from BNSF's Northtown Yard heads west over Lake Ashtabula on its way to Pasco, Washington. Completed in 1912 by the Great Northern Railway, the Karnak Crossing passes over the Sheyen... (more)
Just before sunset, priority mixed freight from Spokane, Washington to Northtown Yard in Minneapolis passes high above Lake Ashtabula behind a nice poker hand of 3 ACes.
Drift busting! 2 SD40-2's clear the way after the recent western MN snowfall.
After a full day of strong winds and challenging conditions, BNSF dispatched a set of 6 motors to clear drifts on the Jamestown Sub. They're seen here passing the DPU of a coal load that has been ... (more)
Potash loads head west through Morris for Kendrick, WY behind a matched set of CSX units.
A pair of DMVW workhorses cruise down one of the Cleveland causeways with coal empties for Falkirk. These unique covered hoppers haul coal from the mine on the DMVW north of Bismarck to a small po... (more)
A solid train of double stacks from the west coast crosses over a frozen Lake Ashtabula on the Karnak trestle near Luverne, ND.
It just so happened that today's eastbound builder was the next train behind a 93 car manifest that derailed and blocked both main tracks in central Minnesota. With most of the passengers moved t... (more)
With the bank of LEDs leading the way, a rebuilt snow dozer out of Fargo sweeps through Larimore behind a pair of GEs. The roads were less than ideal so chasing these guys as they made track speed... (more)
After a 15 minute climb from the road below, three MN railfans found the spot of the trip. Here, a loaded BNSF train passes while an empty UP train crests the hill in the top center of the photo. ... (more)
Lots of action in Morris on this cool Monday morning! The west local has tucked itself away on the east leg of the wye to allow the two grains trains, seen at right, to meet in Morris. The condu... (more)
The power for 170s train idles in the yard next to the wrecked CP 8869, which was involved in a derailment last October in British Columbia.
Coal empties from Becker, MN snake their way out of Sully Springs to meet a load just down the line at Rider.
Still looking great behind a clean warbonnet, the Empire Builder heads for its next stop in Winona.
Lite power heading west on BNSF's Morris Subdivision.