On the afternoon of June 27, 2018, BNSF’s Cowley turn accompanies the Bighorn River through dazzling Sheep Canyon as it passes milepost 414 while returning to Greybull, Wyoming.
After an almost two hour wait for the eastbound Sandman, a couple friends and I backtracked back to Gore to find it empty. Well, you know how the story goes once you decide to leave. We came back ... (more)
A CP coal load climbs the short grade towards the tunnel thru Black Canyon.. Canadian Pacific line thru the Thompson and Fraser Canyons is a series of up and down moderate grade requiring big co... (more)
A morning Eastbound, BNSF No. 6705, pulls a string of JB Hunt Intermodel Containers across the causeway separating the Columbia River from Chamberlain Lake into Lyle WA.
Empty Charlotte ethanol K460-30 crosses the massive trestle over the Broad River on the former Clinchfield mainline.
The South Branch Valley Railroad runs a course of 52 miles along the Potomac Valley's scenic landscape. Perhaps none more than this one was the short train approaches Petersburg, WV and the end of... (more)
With Oregon's Mount Hood dominating the background (over 45 miles to the west) a BNSF loaded grain train snakes its way though the Columbia River Gorge near Maryhill, Washington.
Summer is always a busy time on the Surf Line. Due to a high number of travelers during ComiCon and the opening week of the Del Mar Races, an extra Pacific Surfliner train was run just ahead of tr... (more)
BNSF 1993 leads the Pikes Peak Local through the post-hoar frost wintry scene in Palmer Lake, CO. Learn more at Joint Range R... (more)
One of a seemingly endless supply of empty grain trains making it's way east on the BNSF Stampede sub. This train and I, left Auburn at the same time. Traffic was good for both of us and I arri... (more)
Went out to get a pic of the searchlights and got an added backdrop
The California Zephyr heads though some wild and desolate terrain without many signs of life. This scenic area is strikingly beautiful.
The California Zephyr heads east past some magnificent mountains.
A lone DPU shoves a triple headed freight towards Arvada, Colorado.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal drag labors through Geneva, Illinois. The locomotives are adding to the poor air quality that is obscuring the setting sun.