With a solid train of autoracks on this day, BNSF's Clovis-Richmond Q train tips over the hill at McPhetridge heading downhill into Flagstaff.
Los Angeles-Pearland stacks pull into Winslow for a crew change. The next train in line can be seen cresting the horizon.
BNSF ES44C4 6325 pulls into Winslow, AZ for a crew change after a long run across the Selgiman Sub from Needles, CA.
A pair of matching BNSF C44-9Ws shove the Q CHILAC away from Winslow.
One of UPs "monster trains", the North Platte, NE to Ft. Worth, TX manifest freight pulls up the 1.14% grade just a few miles north of Moran with 131 loads, 63 empties, 19,167 tons and 1... (more)
A 3x1 grain load rolls south out of the small town of Moran with 15,714 tons of soybeans heading for the Gulf Coast.
The last train of evening is K977 pulling empty ethanol tank cars north into West Point. The colorful pair of Canadian Pacific and CEFX leaser power make for an exciting consist as they pull on t... (more)
An eastbound trio of SD70Ms run light headed to Columbus.
Due to a freight derailment on the east side of Williston, Amtrak was forced to bus passengers between there and Minot. When eastbound #8 was turned to become westbound #7, however, both Amtrak lo... (more)
It's just after sunrise as a frac sand train rolls southward from Snowden, MT, on the Sidney line. The head end of the train has entered North Dakota, while the tail end remains in Montana.
72A pours out some smoke accelerating upgrade out of Jasper, headed from Yuma to Big Stone Gap.
An eastbound coal drag creeps through Natural Tunnel State Park. Brake and rail squeal fill the natural cut disturbing the solitude. We didn't mind in the least!
Westbound mixed freight Q375 grinds upgrade a short distance west of Philson, Pa.
The red is fading to pink but there still going as three ex- ATSF war-bonnets with 68 cars pass through the BNSF/IAIS Interlocking at Colona,IL..