There is a stranger in the UP's North Yard.
On a cool, summer, night along Arizona's high country, the milky way is shining bright over the dark sky. In the mist of the peacefulness of a quiet desert, a BNSF intermodal train slowly rolls up... (more)
Heading downgrade off Ash Hill, a westbound general freight with NS power and a older BNSF EMD burried 5th back nears Ludlow in the early afternoon.
BNSF 8009 leads a westbound HTULBAR into Kingman Canyon, along with one of a kind CP 8876, which is the only ex Olympic unit left that hasn't been repainted.
An eastbound manifest with CREX, KCS and CSX pool power works through Kingman Canyon in the late morning.
An early-production ES44DC leads an eastbound manifest beneath the Santa Fe-style signal bridge east of Marceline.
Temporarily tied down for the night at the CN yard at Virginia, MN. The crew brought the train up to this point and then cabbed back to get on board another train and brought that north for the C... (more)
The crew of the Loram ballast cleaner gives a unique roll-by of CN 2341 as they take the siding through the yard at Virginia to continue southbound. The ballast cleaner was down while the crew was... (more)
A BNSF Z train makes it way westward between the Mississippi River and the Palisades just north of Savanna, IL. CN has trackage rights on this portion of the Aurora Sub.
A westbound stack train climbs the grade out of the Brush Creek bottom west of Ethel on the BNSF Marceline Subdivsion.
A westbound manifest crawling through a form B restriction with some of the track gang equipment rolling along main #2.
BNSF GEVO No. 7626 leads a northbound stack train along Interstate 35 at Valley View, TX. The big GE is fairly clean, and is making good time heading north toward Oklahoma and the Transcon.
Two big GEs pull loads of corn syrup and ethanol southward through Gainesville. Note the absence of an idler car, which means there's no hazardous material near the locomotives.
An eastbound unit train passes the endangered cantilever at West Baring.
7 big BNSF GE locomotives charge up grade, through Keene, CA, with their long intermodal being dragged behind and around the horseshoe curve on a spring afternoon.