IC 6201 is down to 15 MPH as it rolls through a slow order on the uphill side of Nine Mile Hill...just a quarter of a mile away the train will crest Nine Mile and go downhill before starting up Mi... (more)
With the last rays of sun gracing the sky of western Kansas, IC 6201 heads west towards Sharon Springs, Kansas and its eventual destination of Milliken, CO.
Illinois Central SD40-2 6201 leads a westbound empty windmill train up the start of Mt. Zion Hill...the 6201 looks out of place as it works its way through western Kansas.
Looking up Oregon Street in Hiawatha, Kansas reveals the downtown business district as the UP 5414 west splits the town in two.
Swinging through the tight s-curve at Axtell, Kansas, UP 5414 heads east with a 100 car empty container train.
UP 6470 ticks off the first miles of the Union Pacific Hiawatha Sub for a quick trip to Marysville.
Splitting the abandoned elevator complex, UP 6470 heads west into the setting sun with an empty OGEX coal train.
UP 6470 rolls through a sag as it leaves Lancaster, Kansas in the dust. The train is bound for Marysville, Kansas but at the moment is ticking off the miles on the ex. Missouri Pacific Falls City ... (more)
Getting underway after leaving the siding at Riga, Kansas UP 6590 starts to slow for a 10 MPH slow order ahead.
UP 7177 ticks off the miles across western Kansas as it traverses the undulating terrain.
A pair of BNSF SD70MAC's are on their knees as they slowly climb through Castle Rock on their way to the Palmer Divide.
A matching pair of SD70MAC's both in executive paint, push north on an empty coal train, headed for Denver.
With Pikes Peak looking on in the background, BNSF 6162 gets a roll on its northbound coal empty, as it starts its descent from the Palmer Divide.
GMTX 2135 has ran out of fuel leaving HLCX 3856 to do all the work as the duo starts upgrade towards Riga, Kansas. By the time the train reached the upper end of the siding at Riga both engines wo... (more)
UP 7607 leads a Paduach, Kentucky bound coal load past the distant signal for Riga siding and the Riga elevator.