The thick smoke from wildfires further west subsides briefly to allow the sun to illuminate a westbound BNSF manifest working its way past Kootenai Falls on BNSF's Kootenai Subdivision between Whi... (more)
CSX coal loads ease down the stiff grade on the former C&O Loup Creek Branch now operated by RJ Corman. This train is operating as Z549 and will turn into T206 once it gets onto home rails at Thur... (more)
A BNSF Seattle - Chicago intermodal follows the Kootenai River under an ominous wildfire smoke filled sky.
The early morning sun greets an empty CSX Brice coal train E321 starting into the cut beside the Levisa Fork in Pikeville,KY.
We're just over 10,000 feet high in elevation here at the top of Cumbres Pass in southwestern Colorado just after a 40 minute snow squall had come through. Below is a Cumbres & Toltec Scenic freig... (more)
Union Pacific SD70AH #1943 'The Spirit of Union Pacific' leads a Denver to Grand Junction officer special across the Colorado River along the ex D&RGW Dotsero Cutoff.
A 2 hour late Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' starts its climb into the mountains of southern Colorado leaving the New Mexico desert behind.
We lucked into catching the last two days of Cumbres & Toltec's engineers school. They were using K-36 class #484 pulling 9 freight cars and a caboose seen here a couple miles west of Los Pinos.
Another day of vacation winds down to an end but not before one last shot of Seminole Gulfs 'Murder Mystery Dinner Train' crossing the Caloosahatchee River. F7A #502 once again does the honors of ... (more)