After dropping down out of the Rockies, this manifest freight is picking up speed at Grizzly, Montana.
BNSF 5333 leads a westbound z train through Cherokee Canyon in the late morning hours earlier February of this year.
Four GE motors run elephant style as they race through Yampai Canyon, between Truxton and Peach Spring, on their hot TOFC train; bound for San Bernardino, CA.
An Interbay, WA (Seattle) grain train in a 2X2 lashup climbs Providence hill. The Dash 9 fleet is looking a little ragged these days as witnessed by the primer paint on the second unit.
The last hill till the tracks level out for a good 8 miles at Sandcut.
BNSF 5333 climbs the grade heading out of Barstow into Ludlow. Off in the distance on the horizon at the right side of the picture, another train waits for its turn to make the climb.