Grain empties heading from CSX to CHS at Milton, ND, roll northward over the wooden bridge at milepost 4 late in the day.
A BNSF stack train heads east toward Chicago through a quintessential Midwest harvest time scene.
Hot day for a hot train! Belching tons of heat and exhaust in the surrounding 90F+ day, BNSF 5415 struggles at a walking pace up the eastern flanks of Stevens Pass. Fellow photographer more)
A trio of matching C44-9Ws lead a vehicle train out of Kingman Canyon.
As this train was approaching the curve, I kept hearing it toot it's horn and didn't understand the distraction, until it and the helecopter came around the corner.
Judging by the appearance of this consist, the power planner for this train must have been a University of Illinois fan.
A Z-train hot out of Cicero races westward on the triple track Chicago Subdivision between Riverside and Congress Park.
BNSF's Cadiz Turn is steadily climbing the grade westbound as it nears the summit of Ash Hill on April 10, 2005.
After exchanging trains with the A&C, BNSF 5415 is winding through the curves near Siberia as it makes its way back to Barstow with the Cadiz Turn on the afternoon of April 10, 2005.
Out on the Needles Sub, with the Cadiz Turn well in hand, BNSF 5415 east crests the summit of Ash Hill, on the morning of April 10, 2005.
A grab shot at 0300 in the morning!!! This was taken without a tripod and has not been "altered" - the snow on the ground probably helped the light level!