Freshly released from the shop for an EGR modification, two of GE's Tier 4 demonstrator ES44AC's scream downhill into Berthold at 70MPH with a measly 1,455 feet of super-hot UPS traffic.
Rocking and rolling on former Soo Line rails, two SD50F's have the Max Wayfreight at 10MPH, heading South through Washburn on a warm Spring afternoon.
Busy in Berthold. Two Eastbound loaded crude oil trains march through downtown Berthold as the Minot based Tioga Local races West into the setting sun. Thank goodness for double track!
The distant roar of a Westbound grain train clawing up the .65% grade out of the Souris River Valley fills the chilly Spring night sky; and the intermediate signal at MP 16.7 gives a proceed indic... (more)
Two former Wisconsin Central SD45's, still breathing on all 20 cylinders, trot west over the former Soo Line with 100 grain empties for Oakes on the drawbar.
Although looking a lot like a Z train, one of Northbay's baretables crawls down the 2.2% grade of Tehachapi Pass on an absolutely phenomenal Spring morning.
Two of the remaining six leased-to-BNSF SD45's race East with BNSF's Miles City Turn over the frozen O'Fallon Creek on a beautiful Winter morning.
A century of combined seniority sits on the Glendive turntable. Built for the Burlington Northern in 1972, #3619 and built for the NP in 1957, partner #3546 take a spin on a chilly Winter morning.... (more)
The temperature is -17, and the thunderous roar of two 20 cylinder 645's in run 8 fill the frigid Winter air as two of the six remaining Montana Rail Link SD45's on lease to BNSF work West with a ... (more)
Two of MRL's freshest SD70ACe's trot a short "ML" through the scenic Lombard Canyon on a sensational Winter morning.
The Northbound #920 scoots North over the Eau Gallie River with the former Milwaukee Road #186 on the point.
Fore! Two golfers prepare to tee-off while the legendary engineer Dave Shelley hustles over 10,000 feet of intermodal through Daytona Beach on a fabulous January afternoon.
Struggling up the 1.9% grade, two Montana Rail Link SD70ACe's have 6700 tons of manifest on the drawbars. Even with the assistance of MRL's Livingston-based Helper #1, the "LM" will craw... (more)
A matching trio of former BN Executive SD70MAC's lead an empty Roberts Bank coal train over the jointed rail of Montana Rail Link's 10th Subdivision on a warm, albeit wet Winter morning.
Destined for Boardman, Oreg. via the UP in Spokane; a Westbound BNSF coal train skirts the banks of the Mighty 'Mo on a phenomenal day deep within the heart of the scenic Lombard Canyon.