Westbound Q375 rolls by Sand Patch tower on a sunny fall day.
As the long shadows before sunset eat up the contours of the Sierra Nevada Foothills, an eastbound UP manifest headed for North Platte, NE, emerges from the deep cut just west of James. In a few m... (more)
UP 4947 & 4043 lead a westbound manifest.
With an SP lead helper put on a t Spark, Amtrak train No. 5 pauses at Truckee for passengers. The train's next stop will be in Colfax on the other side of the pass.
VLIX SD45 2024, decorated as "Clinchfield 3632" leads the northbound deadhead move of the 2017 CSX Santa Train by the south end of the siding at Miller Yard on its trek to Shelby, KY.
The daily local A746 has just finished working Marjam Supply Company and now begins to head back to its cut of cars on the main as indicated by the position of hand throw lever of the silver US&S ... (more)
Montreal-St Albans Vermont manifest cruises south on the Rouses Point Subdivision just south of St-Blaise.
MRL 4406 returns the morning gas train toward Missoula, MT via Montana Rail Link's 10th Sub. The train has just crossed the Flathead River and will continue east along it before heading toward Eva... (more)
MRL 4408 slows the morning gas train for its stop at the gas facility at the east end of Thompson Falls, MT as morning fog burns off the Clark Fork.
BNSF 9309 rolls through Cashmere, WA with an empty coal train. Area fires are causing haze in the atmosphere near the end of yet another smoky summer in Washington state.
BNSF 8759 drops down Winston Hill just northwest of Townsend, MT with an empty coal train on Montana Rail Link. The train is eastbound headed for Laurel, MT to interchange with BNSF.
A pair of UP EMD's lead this eastbound coal train over the UP Overland Route on a comfortable fall afternoon.