With the sun setting behind clouds and distant hills, two Union Pacific intermodal trains meet under the Wyoming Highway 89 overpass between Kemmerer and Cokeville. This part of the state is cert... (more)
My last shot of the day and of the OTVR 1483 was appropriately a backlit sunset shot south of Lawndale. Originally built for the Nickel Plate Road almost 60 years ago, this veteran of the rails h... (more)
The sun sets on the South Dakota landscape as an SD60M waits to depart with the Willmar to Aberdeen local. With newer GEs ruling most of BNSF's mainlines, it's always a treat to watch and listen ... (more)
As the sun sets on a beautiful spring day, a single Caterpillar powered GP15 chugs east out of Delhi with a string of cars loaded with corn. This former Minneapolis & St Louis line is now owned b... (more)
The Ruebel Turn is on its way back east after a trip to Sacred Heart to drop off some coal empties and pick up the West End train. Four locomotives and three covered hoppers catch the setting sun... (more)
The setting sun cuts through plenty of ice crystals in the air thanks to a fierce northwest wind and subzero windchill values. After dropping a cut of coal empties on the siding at Sacred Heart, ... (more)
The sun has set some minutes ago, but there's still light in the western sky and a little glint on the flanks of the TCWR 4302. The Ruebel Turn has finished its work for the day at the sugar beet... (more)
The sun has set moments ago, but railroading continues as the TC&W's Ruebel Turn pauses to make its crew change at the sugar beet processing facility near Renville. The new crew will finish the w... (more)
After traveling light westbound to the ethanol plant near Granite Falls earlier in the day, three UP locomotives have covered hoppers eastbound at sunset. The large sugar beet processing plant ou... (more)
A spiderweb for you on Halloween, although this shot was taken in June a few years ago: fog is lifting and condensation covers everything, including a spider's handiwork as a westbound BNSF interm... (more)
As the rising sun burns off some fog in the Sheyenne River valley and condensation clings to prairie grass and hundreds of spiderwebs, a westbound BNSF tank train steps onto the large bridge just ... (more)
An eastbound priority intermodal train sits on the main at Murray at sunset on a beautiful spring evening a couple of years ago.
A westbound behind a GEVO and a GP40 still in original SOO hockey stick paint cuts through the fog just a few minutes before sunrise east of Lowry, MN.
The sun is quickly rising into the summer sky and working to burn off some patchy fog near Hawley as a Q train heads for Dilworth.
The sun is below the horizon and a waxing crescent moon is not far behind as an eastbound CP train rushes past the intermediate signals west of Brooten.