Old #3 storming out of a 25 slow order.
BNSF empty coal diverses from Orin Line to Black Thander/Jacobs Ranch mines for coal loading under the clear Autumn sky.
A long stack train has entered the East end of the Winslow yard for crew change. The setting sun has painted the train red and yellow. This was pretty much the way it looked at the time of the pho... (more)
Eastbound BNSF train, shot from the top of Crozier Canyon. The sun hadn't yet cleared the rocks that line the canyon, which made for some pretty dramatic shadows in the morning.
After a few hours of complete cloud cover and thunderstorms, the sun dropped down below the clouds, making for some serious storm light at MP 581 East of Donkey Creek, Wyoming.
As lightining fills the night sky, one of a continuous string of coal trains pass through one of many crossovers on the Powder River Joint line.
BNSF 5004, leads sister 4968, and Norfolk Southern GP38-2, 5241, westbound approaching CP Maumee, in Toledo, Oh., passing under the former site, of the old PRR bridge's, that took there tracks nor... (more)
This southbound is led by two foreign locomotives, first being a BNSF C44-9W followed by a NS C40-9W...
In the twilight of the setting moon, an empty Georgia Power/Plant Sherer train heads back to the Powder River Basin for another load.
A BNSF DPU shoves a train of Powder River coal past the signals at Nickajack Lake just prior to sunrise.
The pre-dawn aura serves as the backdrop as a westbound intermodal pulls into the crew change at Winslow. See EXIF data for shot details.
Sunset brings an unforgetable glow to the San Francisco Peaks, just as an eastbound intermodal eases up the hill into Winslow. See EXIF data for shot details.
A BNSF stack train races westward on the split grade section at Rio Puerco to Encino. See EXIF data for shot details.
An H2 B40-8W flies through at dusk, leaving it's Cigar Band floating in midair.
Is this desert railroading or what? A very early morning sun.