Rio Grande 5339 East roars uphill around a tight curve on the Soldier Summit grade.
BNSF 6372 West meets a stack train at the east end of Savanna, IL.
Every one of the nine EMDs on this eastbound SP coal drag--including the four here on the rear--are screaming in notch 8 to lift 10,000 tons up the steep grade at the east end of Cliff. The coal i... (more)
At dusk, electrics E75 and E29 wait silently for tonight's assignment: to haul a heavy eastbound freight over St. Paul Pass, with E75 as lead unit, and E29 cut into the train as helper.
UP coal trains--empties and loads--meet on the Highline Bridge on the border of Missouri and Kansas.
A couple of WTJR GP9s switch cars in the rugged little yard. UP power has brought cars to interchange with the shortline.
On a hazy afternoon, as seen from the east end of Bealville, an SP eastbound climbs the torturous grade between tunnel 3 and Cliff. The cut the train is entering used to be tunnel 6. The manifest ... (more)
On a typical, clear afternoon in January, CBRY 206 West heads back to Ray Mine for another load of copper ore.
UP 3374 North, a local, has just come off the lead from Ney Yard and is headed up Main One toward Tower 55.
CSX C40-8W No. 7317 accelerates out of the yard with a UP manifest in tow.
UP GP35 No. 744 is the first unit in a line of units stored at the shops. The line includes several GP9Bs at the far end, as well as a GP30B behind the 744.
At dusk, Rio Grande GP40-2 No. 3090 idles in the company of other EMDs. Here she'll be fueled and sanded.
In a surprise move by the dispatcher, BNSF 4998 East--a manifest--roars to life and will exit the siding at the east end of Bealville ahead of a stack train waiting on the main line.
A BNSF manifest charges eastward behind four SD40-2s along the famous bluffs at Manuelito.
Milwaukee Road Little Joe No. E70 leads a 262 train at Drexel eastbound along the St. Regis River.