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D & I Railroad
D & I Railroad (aka Dakota & Iowa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of L.G. Everist, Inc., owners of one of the largest privately owned fleets of railroad equipment of any aggregate producer in North America. The D & I operates from Dell Rapids, SD, home of L.G. Everist's largest facility, to Sioux City, IA which is an L.G. Everist transload facility for the distribution of aggregates.  The D & I operates via trackage rights over the BNSF Railway between Sioux Falls, SD and Canton, SD and between Elk Point, SD and Sioux City, IA.  The D & I also operates a branch line from Hawarden, IA to Beresford, SD.  

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300 S Phillips Ave, Suite 200
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

(605) 334-5000
Interchanges: The D & I interchanges traffic with the BNSF Railway (BNSF), Canadian National Railway (CN) and Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in Sioux City, IA.  In addition, the D & I also interchanges with the BNSF in Sioux Falls, SD.

The current D & I Railroad fleet includes:

   12 - GP 9
     4 - SD 40-2
     2 - SD 39-3
     2 - GP 39-2
     2 - GP 50
     2 - SW 15
     1 - GP 7
     1 - SW 8

   290 - Open Top Aggregate Hoppers
   200 - 2006 Built Rapid Discharge Hoppers
   136 - Aggregate Gondolas
     60 - 2006 Built Ballast Hoppers

The D & I Railroad welcomes rail car leasing opportunities.  For more information contact:

Jack Parliament
(605) 330-6588

The D & I Railroad teams with L.G. Everist, Inc. to accommodate their hauling needs.  With extensive unit train experience and partnerships with the BNSF, CN & UP Railroads, the D & I can handle all of your transportation needs.  

In addition to aggregates, D&I Railroad hauls:
  • Ethanol
  • Dried Distiller Grains (DDGs)
  • Cement
  • Fertilizer
  • Plastic Pellets
  • Numerous other products

For more information contact:

Jack Parliament
(605) 330-6588

D&I Railroad
D&I Railroad crossing the falls in Sioux Falls, SD.
D&I Railroad Locomotive
D&I Railroad Locomotive
D&I train loaded with Quartzite.
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