At dusk, a hot BNSF pig train roars westward through Tangier, OK, just west of Woodward. The train is fighting a slight grade.
Early in the morning, BNSF trains meet on one of the steepest stretches of Curtis Hill. The westbound stack train in the distance is just now reaching the summit of the hill.
UP 8224 West, a stack train headed for the Port of Long Beach in California, holds on Main Two shy of the signal until an MOW crew clears the main. The crew is working on the Waxie lead switch, wh... (more)
BNSF local 1570 South passes a Herzog welded rail train working at the north end of Gainesville siding. The local is heading Gainesville yard, whose north lead diverges from the main line a little... (more)
KCS GEVO No. 4846 is one of three DPUs on a loaded coal train parked on the main line at Heavener, OK. 4846 recently arrived on the property from GE. The three big units will help this coal load o... (more)
KCS GEVO No. 4854 arrives at the Heavener main line fuel racks at dusk. The unit is virtually new--and looks it.
A southbound BNSF stack train in the hole at Thackerville meets a northbound stack symbol headed for the Midwest. Both are loaded with numerous JB Hunt containers.
At dusk, KCS GEVO No. 4854 pulls up next to TFM SD70MAC No. 1633 at the Heavener fuel rack. 4854, a new ES44AC, has just cut off from its northbound manifest, and the crew is still in the cab.
UP 8756 East passes a UP MOW crew at Forest Avenue. The eastbound is on Main One, while the MOW crew is working on the Waxie lead switch on Main Two. The Waxie lead is where the BNSF's line to cen... (more)
The Clinton Sub dispatcher is running a stack train, 8362 West, around a manifest at Low Moor, IA. The manifest's conductor is climbing off his lead unit to give the stack train a roll-by. As 8362... (more)
GE P42s and other assorted power fill Amtrak's engine facility in downtown Chicago.
MP36 No. 401 pushes an eastbound Metra train toward Chicago Union station. Meanwhile, a westbound train waits to enter the evening commuter rush.
With a gaggle of cab cabs staring at the camera, Metra employees prepare the passenger fleet for the evening commuter rush.
Late in the evening after the lights have come on, power from a BNSF local arrives at the engine facility. Not long before this, an intense downpour engulfed the entire yard.
Iowa Interstate's Iowa City Local has just come off the Government Bridge to cross the Mississippi River, and is now heading through Davenport, IA.