A pair of Dash-9s lead a manifest west through the interlocking at Pompey's Pillar on the Big Horn Sub. This area is well known for the large rock that Lewis & Clark carved their initials on durin... (more)
Diamonds protected by gates aren't very common in Iowa anymore. Only a couple are left, and this one at Tara is on the schedule to be updated. The CN and UP are putting in signals so the UP doesn'... (more)
On an Amazing National Train Day 2013 a Oil Train Heads South on the Chester Sub bound for The Gulf of Mexico.
The BNSF Needles dispatcher clears the signal for this westbound BNSF container train pulling hard from a stop at Amboy. The train will soon be tackling the stiff grade on Ash Hill. If you look cl... (more)
BNSF Dash 9 No. 4025 seems to tilt slightly to its left as it steps onto Main Two headed for the UP's Midlothian Sub.
It's been a while since I've had a photo I considered perfect right off the bat. For some reason everything came together for the afternoon Z train. Nice sun, clean units, and a signal bridge! Not... (more)
Nothing but GE, as life has been for a while. A little extra power this weekend, supplied by 3 Boeing 737's, moves a holiday weekend Z over Stevens Pass.
The BNSF Marceline Sub in Northern Missouri isn't anything close to being flat or straight. Here a Birmingham, AL to Logistics Park Center, IL autorack train leans into the curve at MP 284, a coup... (more)
A BNSF southbound manifest crosses over from Main One to Main Two as it heads for UP's Midlothian Sub.
Three BNSF GE's lead a trackage rights train bound for Denver over Donner Pass near Shed 10.
A BNSF general merchandise train crossing Canon Creek approaching Shed 10.
Westbound coming out of Klodike onto Ash Hill
Brand new BNSF 4025 leads S456 at Winter Park.
New BNSF power on an empty fly ash train.