An empty grain train from River Gate, OR, to Berea, ND, is working over the Jamestown Sub few miles west of Cleveland. Pretty crazy how the railroad built right thru alot of these small lakes that... (more)
Just made a trip down to the Marceline Sub in mid-September 2018. New shiny hardware is now in place to replace these aging ex-Santa Fe signal at West Baring. Back in 2017, a happier time was seen... (more)
A Logistic Park, IL, to Long Beach, CA, stack train works ups the .75-.80% grade into New Boston as they pass the approach signal for the Argyle crossovers in southern Iowa. An eastbound vehicle t... (more)
A Logistic Park stack train slow as they approach Ortho as traffic is at a stand still due to bridge issues at Fort Madison. Westbounds are back to back trying to get out of Fort Madison ahead Amt... (more)
I hadn't even noticed this til I went to process this photo, but the "Golden Swoosh" was leading this westbound hot New York to LA Z-train. The train is passing under a remaining ex-Sant... (more)
For whatever reason the west end of Baring on the Marceline Sub still has ex-Santa Fe signal system in place in 2018. The BNSF went thru in 2012-13 area and replaced all the control points on this... (more)
Spent a weekend trying to get some traffic on the Brookfield Sub since some of the old Q-signals were left. Luck would have it I would score 4 trains in about 5 hours on Saturday. Here 85 loads of... (more)
BNSF Brookfield Sub somewhat parallels the busy Transcon mainline between Galesburg and Kansas City. While the Transcon see heavy traffic levels, the Brookfield sees only a handful of miscellaneou... (more)
Over the weekend I headed out for some Missouri BNSF trains action. The Brookfield Sub was on my mind since some of the old Q-signals are left along the line. Luck would have it we would score 4 t... (more)
With a population of 2100 people, Marceline is one of the bigger towns this vehicle train has passed thru since leaving the last crew change point at Fort Madison, IA. around 110 miles ago. Known ... (more)
Eastbound with three GEs in three different BNSF paint scheme's.
The sun was dropping fast as CHIGAL made its way west with a classic leader.
A very faded "pink" bonnet is on the move south of Fremont on the Sioux Line.
An empty coal train meets a short manifest in Halls Siding.
A great lash-up shoves CHIGAL out to the main in Hodgkins.