BBNSF Cheyanne Turn
A couple fisherman move under the bridge as a loaded Coal Train crosses the Kalamazoo River in New Richmond , Eastbound (North on map) from Chicago to West Olive Michigan. This Coal is for the pow... (more)
Parting clouds late in the day allow the lowering sun to momentarily illuminate a northbound (timetable westbound) BNSF freight following the North Platte River through Wyoming’s Wendover Canyon... (more)
An eastbound manifest freight led by ES44C4 6895 speeds through Riverbank Ca,
A quick stroll downtown with time to spare rewarded me with a colorful lash-up on NS manifest train 123, with yet another unit for Wells Fargo in tow.
A BNSF freight enters the Big Ten Curve at Rocky, Colorado as it climbs the grade going west on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
At dusk, this grain train continues it's journey east on the Appleton Sub just outside Summit.
CP 646 heads through Pioneer Trail with an odd leader, a BNSF H1 dash 9, not something too common on this line. Light was rapidly fading by this point, with the train waiting in the hole for 2 wes... (more)
Arriving at Los Angeles Union Station, appropriately enough on Track 11, is Amtrak train 11, the southbound Coast Starlight. On this trip, Amtrak had difficulty producing two locomotives f... (more)
Big Sky Wyoming Montana may employ the phrase “Big Sky Country” to describe its open country and beautiful skies, but Wyoming easily comes in second with its share. Witness a pair o... (more)
Late evening just west of Williams finds a ZWINPHX with a cut of manifest traffic on the head end.
BNSF 8509 leads a westbound QATGLAC into Flagstaff in the late evening.
BNSF GE's get the scenic tour of eastern Kentucky and southwest Virginia coal country as they bring NS train 81N across Knox Creek with 105 loads from Consol.
The east local picks up a cut of cars at the Grove City elevator, while the conductor keeps an eye from outside of the train.
In the flat Red River valley, a few miles east of the Minnesota/North Dakota border, lies the tiny town of Nashua, MN. Unremarkable to most people (aside from the 67 residents, I suppose), it sits... (more)