Winkler Wellness: Skin Cancer Prevention for Rail Workers
With so much to do, 2022 has seemed to fly by. While winter conditions bring ice and snow, which we are all used to talking about regularly when it comes to preventing injury, summertime has some equally concerning, but at
Employee Spotlight: Gregg Haug
We thought we would use this special edition of the Railroader to feature Gregg Haug, founder of Northern Plains Railroad and current chairman of the board, and take the opportunity to ask him a little about himself and the start
Introducing Our New Safety Leadership Team
At NPRC, we have learned over the past 25 years that enthusiastic safety leadership at all levels of the organization is a fundamental key to success. That’s why we need safety, today and tomorrow, to be at the core of
25 Years in the Making
From overcoming early challenges to establishing a wide range of successful rail services, NPR has much to celebrate.It hardly seems believable that a quarter century has passed since a dozen souls fought everything imaginable to start this enterprise. The current
Mileposts: Harvest Edition 2022
A short line railway. Historically, the term “short line” conjured up images of an independent railroad, perhaps stabling a few tiny steam locomotives or diesel switchers, serving a terminal district or several small factories. Looking back in the north American
by Cheryl Harlow This year, Northern Plains offered a wellness campaign called How to Bulletproof your Immune System, created by Dr. E. Berg, DC, that was offered to all U.S.-based employees. Those who participated learned, among other things: How to bullet-proof the
Northern Plains Rail Training: Exceeding Expectations in Handling HAZMAT Railcars
Learn about Northern Plains Rail Services’ Hazardous Material Railcar Training, including track and tank car anatomy, taught to Helena Agri-Enterprises workers.
Employee Spotlight: Riley Ferguson
Learn about NPRS Manager of Car Repair Riley Ferguson, what his work is like, what he looks forward to, and how he spends his time when not at the job.
On the Road and Rail: A Business Update from Northern Plains Rail Services
Learn about projects by NPRS Complete Track Works, certification for rail car repair, Susan Thompson’s role in company culture, and a switching contract for ADM.
The Maple Leaf
Learn about the growth of Northern Plains Rail Services’ transloading partnerships with Alberta Midland Railway Terminal and Weyburn Industrial Transload.