A westbound coal train crosses the Cuivre River at Old Monroe, Missouri.
An empty coal train rumbles across the Des Moines River outside of Ottumwa. The train is working between Galesburg and Creston, the next crew change point. This is the southern Iowa coal route for... (more)
Old man look at my life, I'm a lot like you were.
Although I'm not sure that this gentleman and I share much in common, one thing is for sure - Neil Young and fresh coffee were on my min... (more)
Powder River coal empties from TVA's Kingston Plant roll over the old Tennessee Central bridge in Harriman, as the crew wye the entire train, to head back to Chattanooga. The solid BNSF power (inc... (more)
New and old SD70s lead coal empties westward through downtown Moorhead. Thanks to live view and a tilting screen on the T3i, I was able to take the shot over the fence rather than try to jam the l... (more)
The full moon is setting to the right of the 9232 as this westbound ore empty heads back to the Missabi Range for another load of Taconite.
An eastbound iron ore train from the Missabe Iron Range in Minnesota makes its way past the Mississippi Palisades amid rain and mist.
A new, SD60M-booting 9200-series ACe leads coal empties north into Palmer Lake. That house on the hillside has been for sale since at least June '08...if the price drops low enough, I may just pu... (more)
A close-up shows the piping, wires, and cconduit running along the frame of BNSF SD70ACe 9232.
A nice triclops tugs the westbound M-SUPMIN slowly through the siding at Fisher to meet and deliver track speed restriction orders to some eastbound Clay Boswell coal loads, due to a communication... (more)
Taconite loads from Keewatin, MN to Madison, IL.