Rolling along on new welded rail the BNSF 3969 nears Garden City, KS where it will perform a set out and pick up before heading for Pueblo.
With the sun creeping over the horizon, Amtrak's Southwest Chief bounces along under the ATSF cantilever at Granada, CO.
A quartet of 20 cylinder SD45T-2's roll across an old Rock Island bridge near Vona, Colorado with a Limon, CO bound train.
Headed southbound against the flow of traffic, BNSF 190 highballs South Junction with Local 9 for Ark City, Kansas.
With Pikes Peak in the background Kyle 6843 grinds uphill towards Genoa, Colorado with a Phillipsburg, Kansas bound road local.
Kyle 6843 is busy putting its train together as a pair of UP units rest on an adjacent track. The UP power will head back west for Denver with the cars the Kyle brought to town.
The westbound AOK Shawnee Local rolls through Midwest City, OK bound for UP's Harter Yard near downtown OKC.
BNSF 1648 rolls across the mainline switch at the old Frisco North Yard in Oklahoma City. The power had just brought over a transfer to Watco's Stillwater Central Railroad and have been instructed... (more)
BNSF 7155 sits in the popular parking spot at the the north end of CP Burnett waiting for trains to run the single track between the north end of Flynn yard and the start of double track.
Santa Fe All the Way, BNSF 603 heads southbound just across the Oklahoma River from downtown Oklahoma City. The train has an advance approach at CP Burnett and will be heading into Flynn Yard less... (more)
UP 1989 is grinding up the final portion of Riga Hill as it leaves the Big Creek watershed behind and comes up onto the high plains of western Kansas.
Smoke and cinders fly as DRGW 463 a Mudhen along with a K-36 attack Cumbres Pass with nine cars in tow. This was only the second doubleheader of the season for the C&TS.
A trio of K-36's are gathered outside the engine house in Chama as the sun prepares to disappear from the western sky. The locomotives gathered around the engine house tonight are the 484, 488, 48... (more)
K-36 488 coasts downhill just below Cresco tank on its way to Chama only about 10 miles ahead.
With the year coming to a close a pair of SD90's sandwich a AC44 as they head westbound with an empty grain train.