The crew on this westbound unit LPG train begins the 57 mile journey "upstream" on the La Junta Subdivision to Newton where a Newton based crew will take the train to Hutchinson and spot... (more)
19,073 tons of Wyoming coal head west and eventually south for the Big Brown Steam Electric Station in Kirven, Texas.
A Kansas City to Barstow manifest starts its way west on single track as a small line of thunderstorms is dropping a lot of rain and a little hail off to the east.
A short lived "popcorn" thunderstorm brews far away in the distance as this westbound manifest rolls west on its 230 mile journey across the Sunflower State.
While it may look just like an ordinary GE Evolution Series locomotive to most, the ES44AC variant on the point of a Z train on the Chicago to Los Angeles "transcon" is a rather rare sig... (more)
The remnants from an early February snow storm slowly melt away as an eastbound mobile pipeline head for another load of Bakken crude.
BNSF 7547 leads a roadrailer from the NS bound for Saginaw, TX at Ellinor, KS on 11/16/13.
A filthy Dash 9 leads a Houston, TX bound Q train under the signal bridge guarding the west side of the crossovers at Ellinor in the late evening sun.
Dying sunflowers greet a Kansas City, KS to North Bay, CA Z train just west of the crossovers at Ellinor.
A semi new ES44C4 leads a Long Beach, CA bound stack train through Ellinor, soaking up the last rays of sunlight.
Three newly reactivated former Santa Fe C44-9Ws have a Kansas City, KS to Belen, NM manifest in tow just west of CP1271.
A "container grainer" guides through the crossovers at Ellinor with a semi new ES44C4 leading.
Three visitors from the east lead a Avard, OK bound "dirty dirt" train west through Ellinor. CSX picks up unit trains of contaminated dirt from the Hudson River and ships it west to Chicago to int... (more)
A clean SD70ACe leads a westbound grain train through the crossovers at Ellinor and on to the single track section of the Emporia Sub. Two GEs are on the rear as distributed power.
This Chicago, IL to Houston, TX Q train rolls west through Ellinor with an AC4400CW leading, a rarity here on the transcon.