Early in the morning, a maroon and gray ACU is on point of the 244 manifest as it dips and sweeps into Annandale. These units always somehow seem to avoid me, but I was finally able to get one aga... (more)
Canadian Pacific's hotshot Robert's Bank to Bensenville intermodal heads east through Loretto early in the morning. Storms were rolling in this morning (seen in the background), but the sun came o... (more)
Night gas heads into Plains along the beautiful Clark Fork.
Night gas heads west along the flathead river along the 10th Sub. 2 days previous we were here and got absolutely nailed by a cloud. This day however we got lucky. I've been envisioning this shot ... (more)
With night gas getting in later than usual, day gas used some power sitting in Missoula, one of the units happened to be the 4404, the Essential Workers wrapped unit. Here the train is heading bac... (more)
The night gas flies west through Plains under the classic NP cantilevers.
With the sun about to dip behind the mountains, we squeeze out some last light with this loaded coal train heading westbound with a trio of dash 9s for power.
After a 10 mph slow order for several miles, the train is finally back up to speed as they head west through Perma. Not visible in the photo is a MOW truck following on the tail of this train.
A KCS and NS motor lead this sand train west on the Paynesville Sub through the sag near Watkins. You can see the mid DPUs helping out further back.
A sand train heads west on the Paynesville Sub with a couple bright red GEs on point.
A pair of CP GEs take a sand train west on the Paynesville Sub over the Clearwater River trestle near South Haven, narrowly avoiding a cloud.
With a classic warbonnet B40-8W on point, GFDNTW heads east out of Elk River towards northtown yard with lots of power to boot. The red unit in the back is a rebuilt CP SD40-2, that went west on a... (more)
With no time to waste, the Grand Forks, ND to Northtown Yard manifest flies through downtown Elk River with a BN green machine on point.
MRL's night gas heads west on the 10th Sub. The horses don't seem to be bothered by the loud train passing by.
An intermodal with some manifest up front heads eastbound out of Bearmouth on MRL's 3rd Subdivision. An impressive rock formation looms behind.