LG Everist

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Rail Services

DI Railroad photosD & 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 also operates via trackage rights over the BNSF Railway between Sioux Falls, SD and Canton, SD; between Elk Point, SD and Sioux City, IA; and operates a branch line from Hawarden, IA to Beresford, SD.


The D & I interchanges traffic with the BNSF Railway (“BNSF”), the Canadian National Railway (“CN”), and the Union Pacific Railroad (“UPRR”) in Sioux City, IA. In addition, the D & I also interchanges with the BNSF in Sioux Falls, SD. The D & I teams with L. G. Everist to accommodate their hauling needs. With extensive unit train experience and partnerships with the BNSF, CN and UP Railroads, the D & I can handle your transportation needs.

The D & I Transports:

  • Ethanol
  • Dried Distiller Grains (DDGs)
  • Cement
  • Fertilizer
  • Plastic Pellets
  • Numerous other products



Corporate Office
350 S. Main Ave., Suite 400
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: (605) 334-5000 • Fax: (605) 334-3656
Toll Free: (800) 843-7992

Mountain Division Office
7321 E 88th Avenue, Suite 200
Henderson, CO 80640
Phone: (303) 287-4656
Fax: (303) 289-1348