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.
As the sun set, the crew on UP 8463 waits for a westbound autorack train, so they continue their journey eastbound towards Herington, Kansas.
UP 6657 looks resplendent in fresh paint as it highballs westbound past the west siding switch at Galva, Kansas.
Waiting for a turn in the shop BNSF 2522 shows off its Santa Fe pride in the old Santa Fe town of Newton.
The end is in sight for the crew on 844 as they pound down the final 10 miles to Sharon Springs, Kansas where they will tie up for the night.
With the morning sun rising in the sky, UP 844 is steamed up and ready to depart Salina, Kansas westward for Sharon Springs.
Crawling along at all of 10 MPH through a slow order, UP 9427 heads westbound with an empty windmill train bound for Milliken, Colorado.
With a three month old BNSF C4 leading the Salina to Denver manifest slowly rolls through downtown Hays.
Slowly rolling through a slow order in downtown Hays, NS 7606 and another NS unit are in charge of the twice weekly Salina to Denver manifest.
Working hard upgrade, UP 5702 rolls the Salina to Denver manifest train through the east end of Riga siding.
After being used to load the 110 car Houston bound grain train, KCS 4788 rests on the west end of the Cargill owned trackage at Ogallah, Kansas.
UP 7297 and 6541 rest at the east end of the Cargill owned siding at Ogallah, Kansas. The locomotives are waiting the call to duty to pull the 110 car grain train loaded with Kansas grain down to ... (more)
With the sun fading in the western sky, the UP 7039 marches upgrade with an empty coal train bound for another load of western Colorado coal.