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Sampling the Railroads of Sioux Falls, S.D.

October 7, 2014
DAIR (Dakota and Iowa) northbound over the actual falls at Sioux Falls, S.D.

DAIR (Dakota and Iowa) northbound over the actual falls at Sioux Falls, S.D.

Here are few photographs that I took in Sioux Falls, S.D., last month. While not full of action as is, say a Berea or a Kansas City, South Dakota does provide a bit of variety in both carriers and locations.

Photographs by Roger Durfee

Most of the Ellis and Eastern roster on one train. The SW's were helping the 47/37 pair due to stalling up the hill out of Sioux Falls.

Most of the Ellis and Eastern roster on one train. The SW’s were helping the 47/37 pair due to stalling up the hill out of Sioux Falls.

E&E 7 and 17 in downtown SF.

E&E 7 and 17 in downtown SF.

SWs cut away, the 47/37 continue on.

SWs cut away, the 47/37 continue on.

Two views of the 47/37 pair working a sand loadout east of town.

Two views of the 47/37 pair working a sand loadout east of town.

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Overview of the BNSF engine service area.

Overview of the BNSF engine service area.

A still "pure" BN scale test car.

A still “pure” BN scale test car.