With a fresh crew on board, the hotshot Global I, IL to Brooklyn (Portland), OR UPS train waste no time rippin' on the throttle and leaving Green River for the all-night trip to Ogden, UT as yard ... (more)
A pair of EMD motors shove the rear of the an empty coal train between Beshoar and Barela as the crew trucks towards their final destination of Trinidad.
Crawling at a whopping 10 MPH, this heavy coal load is finally done doing the three hour battle up the northern slope of the Palmer Divide. Here, the engineer begins to watch his train crest the s... (more)
With a storm cell working in the background, the DP motors of an empty coal drag charge their way up the Palmer Divide as they roll through the city of Colorado Springs.
CP 8572 leads its train west at Glenmore.
With a few autoracks on the tailend, BNSF C44-9W 4680 brings up the rear of a Long Beach-Chicago stack train.
BNSF ES44C4 4212 leads a lower priority Z train east on the Cajon Sub.
When we talk about snow in the Tennessee Valley us local often laugh about the pandemonium that comes about it, especially when it's just a small dusting, remember this kinda of weather isn't quit... (more)
BNSF ES44C4 7036 leads a westbound stack train across the Natural Crossover, just west of Frost on BNSF's Cajon Sub.
Q317 passes through the cornfields West of Waverly on their way to Parkersburg on the Ohio River.
Evening light falls across the landscape as CP 3041 leads its train west at Glenmore.
A YN2 AC4400CW leads Q317 down 2nd Street in St. Marys, with a good sized train for Russell.
Early morning breaks over the NRE Facility in Silvis, which hosts a wide variety of colorful locomotives.
BNSF 1228 looks pretty roached and gutted as it sits in the company of CP and UP engines at NRE Facility in Silvis.
Triple Death Stars
Three Illinois Central SD70’s work the former EJ&E yard in Spaulding, Illinois. The death stars are twenty years old this month.