The evening sun starts to faded below the horizon, an empty grain train from El Paso, TX returns to the corn fields of Nebraska as it negotiates the curves near Trinidad, CO along BNSF's Twin Peak... (more)
UP 8068 leads a manifest up the sag to stoval
A westbound BNSF domestic intermodal train has dropped down off Ash Hill and is negotiating the S curve at Ludlow.
With a storm embracing the distant Kachina Peaks, an eastbound intermodal on BNSF's 'transcon' main line approaches Darling Siding, Winona (east of Flagstaff), Arizona. Of the ten locomotives, six... (more)
This morning BNSF ran a 9k foot train down the Phoenix sub. Id say on average trains run around 5k, with a long train measuring in around 7 to 7k ft. I had planned on going to Grand View anyways, ... (more)
Santa Fe 505 East climbs the steep western slope of Ash Hill as it roars through the Mojave Desert past Ludlow. From this vantage point, we can see that the desert is definitely not flat, but has ... (more)
A trio of Warbonnet Dash 8-40CWs, 812, 893 and 944, wheel a westbound intermodal around the curve at Willard.
A UP Intermodal traverses the large sweeping curves of Dome Valley on a windy winter morning.
What appears to be a hot shot BNSF Z train, is actually a repo train from Phoenix, Arizona to Los Angeles, California. With no wye switch at Williams Junction, we saw this train earlier in the mor... (more)
A BNSF intermodal twists through the long curves near Winona, Arizona.
As an eastbound stack train speeds downhill toward Bagdad and Amboy, BNSF 4784 West roars up the stiff grade through the giant S-curve at Klondike. This split alignment was installed in the mid-19... (more)
In may of 2005 UP 5209 leads the MWCEU out of the Tehachapi loop towards Marcel on the UP Mojave sub.
BNSF 5876 leads a manifest westbound through the s-curve at Eagle Nest on the BNSF Seligman sub.
A juiced up intermodal train bound for Texas has no problem climbing the grade of the Colorado River valley as it begins the 293-mile trek across northern Arizona to Winslow, Ariz.
A late afternoon intermodal train heads east into the Winslow yard on the BNSF Seligman Sub.