Southwest Chief ... not too terribly late ... rips along just having passed the tracks that hosted (until about a year ago) the Escalante Western.
After departing the Western Fuels' Association Generating Station and picking up the conductor, the Escalante Western's trio of SD40-3's thunder along in run 8 as they head for the El Segundo Mine... (more)
ESWR 603, 601 and 602 blend in perfectly with the rugged, desert terrain as they pass Escalante Junction. Having just dropped off the conductor, the train of coal loads will continue to the Wester... (more)
After picking up the conductor near Escalante Junction, ESWR 603, 601 and 602 are in run 8 getting back up to track speed. They're in charge of 48 empties bound for the Peabody mine.
On a sunny afternoon, the Escalante Western arrives at the Western Fuels' Association Generating Station with 24 loads of coal. The second unit suffered a failure at the Peabody Mine and the crew ... (more)
Not long after departing the Western Fuels' Generating Station in Prewitt, the Escalante Western's trio of SD40-3's exit their own mainline and enter BNSF Lee Ranch Sub trackage at Escalante Junct... (more)
Time is not on the side of the Escalante Western Railway, a subsidiary of the Western Fuels Association. The last day is set for Thursday, April 30th. Enroute from Western Fuels' Escalante Generat... (more)
With 45 cars in tow and a caboose on the rear, #603 leads the Escalante Western coal train on the return trip from the Lee Ranch Coal Mine to the Escalante Power Plant.
BNSF 4876 West is pulling the steady grade toward the Continental Divide between Prewitt and Thoreau, NM. Fuji Astia.
Escalante Western Railway's trio of former B&O SD40's leads the morning empty hopper train east, away from the Escalante Generating Station near Prewitt, New Mexico.
A pair of BNSF GE's lead a westbound S train as typical summer monsoon storms build in the late evening.
BNSF 8118 west with a pair of NS units leads this QNYCLAC in the late afternoon west of Grants.
A trio of Western Fuels Association (Escalante Western) rebuilt EMD SD40-3's bring a loaded coal train through Escalante Junction near Prewitt,NM as they near the generating station.
With Haystack Mountain in the background, 2 BNSF bracket 2 CSXT GE's as they lead a westbound Q train up main #2 towards the Continental Divide just west of Prewitt, NM on 12/14/13.
BNSF 7360 leads a Q train west on 12/14/13 towards the Continental Divide as the train is between Prewitt and Thoreau, NM on Main 2 BNSF Gallup Sub. Mt. Taylor is to the right of the train, beauti... (more)