A serious raft of BNSF power is used for this high priority JB Hunt train.
Rolling down the hill from the crest in Mountainair, NM, BNSF 5293 approaches Abo Canyon.
Eastbound at sunrise.
NS Virginian makes an appearance in NM.
An empty aggregates train returns to the Texas Hill Country for reloading and delivery back to the Union Pacific in McNeil (north Austin).WAMX 4228 was built as Kennecott Utah Copper Corpo... (more)
A colorful foursome of SD40s of various vintages await the next assignment at the limestone/aggregates complexes in Marble Falls, TX.
PRLX 2842 was delivered as SP SD45T-2 9399
Cresting the hill at Mountainair, on its way to Belen, then perhaps Phoenix or Albuquerque.
A pair of cabooses on the way to Smithville or San Antonio.
Grinding up the Palmer Divide.
Coal empties head up toward Ft. Worth, passing loads led by a UP. Just yards to the west (left) is the Temple Yard.
Empties approach Temple en route to reload at PRB. The lead locomotives are visible on the horizon, but muted because of morning haze still yet to burn off.
Southbound coal between Kansas City and Joplin ... was traveling to Chicago for my college internship. Less than a week later I'd be spotting warbonnets in Lemont, IL.
Manifest departing west (north) from Franklin Park Yard.