Sunlight glints off an eastbound BNSF coal train entering Lombard Canyon east of Toston, Montana, on June 26, 2017. Dust raised by vehicles plodding along on a gravel and dirt Lombard Road lights ... (more)
Led by EMD SD45 No. 382, Montana Rail Link’s gas local heads east along the Clark Fork approaching Eddy, Montana, on May 23, 2011.
Beneath the impressive rock walls of Wyoming’s Wind River Canyon, a BNSF freight heads southbound between the sidings of Minnesela and Dornick on June 20, 2017.
Storms drift east from Bill, Wyoming, as two Union Pacific coal trains cross Logan Hill on the afternoon of June 13, 2014.
Two Union Pacific coal trains cross Logan Hill north of Bill, Wyoming, on the afternoon of June 13, 2014.
Winter at Noxon Bridge On February 25, 2017, an eastbound BNSF grain empty crosses the Clark Fork at Noxon, Montana, on a busy morning on Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision.
Apache Railway’s road train switches the yard at Snowflake, Arizona, before heading to the BNSF interchange at Holbrook on March 7, 2005. Alco C420 No. 81 was originally Louisville and Nashville N... (more)
Where once the Colorado Eagle sailed westward to the Rockies and Missouri Pacific freight trains rumbled to and from Pueblo interchanging tonnage with the Rio Grande is now a rusting and forlorn a... (more)
Still blue waters of the Missouri River edge Montana Rail Link’s main line through Lombard Canyon that on the afternoon of June 25, 2017, sees tonnage in the form of a westbound BNSF unit oil trai... (more)
Snow-covered scenery at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon provides a wintery backdrop for Union Pacific's freight MRONY approaching Blue Mountain grade crossing west of Clay, Colorado, on the spring ... (more)
A westbound BNSF “Boeing Special” curves through Lombard Canyon led by lone GE C44-9W No. 4879. These fuselages are built by Spirit AeroSystems, and are being shipped from Wichita, Kansas, to Boei... (more)
Stacking ’em upWith a long trackwork window on Mullan Pass during the day, westbound trains began to stack up on Montana Rail Link’s Second Subdivision, including at the crew change poi... (more)
An eastbound BNSF coal empty closely follows the calm waters of the Missouri River through Lombard Canyon between Toston and Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 25, 2017.
A railroad never sleeps At 9:28 p.m. on June 26, 2017, an eastbound BNSF coal train leaves Toston, Montana, as it follows a zig-zagging Missouri River into the darkening confines of Lom... (more)
A northbound BNSF freight emerges from 370-foot Black Tunnel south of Dornick in Wyoming’s rugged and scenic Wind River Canyon on June 20, 2017.