Union Pacific train with about 20 wind turbine blades loaded on flat cars on the BNSF line between Longmont and Boulder.
A pair of wrecked CSXT units and one CEFX AC4400CW were on KRL flat cars with their trucks tagging along on adjacent flat cars at KCS Knoche Yard, en route to Mid-America Car for work.
These ar... (more)
NS 054, a high and wide special out of Charleston, SC, heads north on the NS SC Line which runs from Charleston to Columbia, SC. When he arrives at Columbia, he will tie down for the night and the... (more)
All loaded and ready for shipment, the Minnesota Zephyr F units are awaiting an inspection by the Union Pacific before heading to their new home in Alamosa, Colorado.
Neatly-groomed coal loads from a mine in Powder River Basin roll by on a westbound BNSF coal train at Sheridan, Wyoming, on June 21, 2014.
SP freight rounding the Caliente curve
A rather surreal sight offer this wind turbine blades loaded on 89’4” flatcars with these special clouds in the sky. About 20 such turbine blades was the only load of the train, which was pulled b... (more)
Random sighting in a UP manifest on the Cajon Summit. I do not like graffiti on railway vehicles, for me, this is vandalism. But here I can see an artist at work.
UP 48" AreoWedge #948001 - [2014 Winter Solstice Study] - Designed by UP employees to reduce drag on the forward end of a double stack train, the areo wedge was "[y]ears in develo... (more)
The North Yard is active, with nearly every track holding cars.
A surprisingly clean 50 ft. ACF Spartan Easy Loader double door box car is pictured in Spanish Fork Canyon on Nov. 16, 1996. D&RGW 63790 is from a series of 100 cars built new in May 1963 for the ... (more)
A coal train heads east towards Horseshoe curve as a roadrailer zooms past west at speed.
War worn ore jennies reflect the glint of an early fall sunset off their converted journal bearing trucks as they bend north on the former DM&IR road to collect another load of taconite pellets.
T31 pulls ahead out of the Evergreen plant and heads for the mainline, where it will reverse to the same end of the yard and pick up a few loads for Asheville.
UPY 629 (GP15-1) and partner are the 'monkey in the middle', sandwiched between two strings of freight.