The Hugo Job passes Kasota Ponds on it's way north. 316 is one of only two operating RS-27s, both on the Commercial... not looking much different from it's birth, as GB&W 316.
This is as scenic as it gets in Dilworth, MN; where an empty train of system coal hoppers is pulling down to change crews, while passing intermodal Q SPOCHC1 11 speeding away with a fresh crew.
900 horsepower is enough to switch out 4 empty cement hoppers from the Rail to Road Transload north of Sioux Falls, SD.
RRVW train BRHA10, the Hankinson Turn, diverges off the BNSF Morris Subdivision. Utilizing BNSF trackage rights, it will serve customers on the CP all the way to Hankinson, ND.
An all EMD Northtown to Grand Forks manifest was a nice way to end our day. SD40-2, SD40-2, GP38-2 (with a reddish-orange patch to the conductor's side cab), SD40-2, SD40-2, MP15DC!
The old Northern Pacific paint scheme used by the St. Croix Valley goes very well with fall colors. They did a phenomenal job with the scheme on these locomotives.
A Casselton, ND to Interbay, WA grainer crosses the Sheyenne River on a beautiful fall day. We didn't see anymore westbounds the entire afternoon, so this would end up being the last train I phot... (more)
A BNSF coal train snakes its way over the Missouri River with peak falls colors in the valley.
Not something you'd expect to see running on BNSF... a pair of DMVW SD50Fs lead an empty coal train back to home rails on BNSF's Jamestown Sub, crossing one of many no-name lakes that have formed ... (more)
Back when the East End District was still relatively fluid, an empty Georgia Power coal train takes the alternate routing to Sheffield, AL.
The New York Central is Honoring Our Veterans on this excellent Macon, GA-Birmingham, AL manifest, curving through the goldenrod near the Alabama border.
A study in stadiums. Running with an odd symbol, 76Z passes the nearly completed Mercedes-Benz Stadium to the left, while the retired Georgia Dome sits derelict in the background, it's demolition... (more)
With most of the train shaded by a cloudy, sometimes the railfan gods show mercy.
A special train from Universal Alloy Corporation blocks evening commuters as it comes into the yard at Elizabeth.
The CNJ Heritage rolls through Austell, slowing to make a pickup at Whitaker Intermodal Terminal.