Early morning snow clouds push thru as an NS train rolls west under the searchlights and into the big sweeping curve at Ancona.
A light layer of clouds reflect the sodium vapor lights in the distance as the searchlight signals beam brightly. The non-standard signal arrangement is the result of a 2003 derailment. The base... (more)
The dawn isn't too far off as a westbound hotshot makes quick work of the small settlement called Ancona.
While a few stray clouds roll across the sky, the moon shines over the Santa Fe searchlights displaying a clear indication for an eastbound on track two at Ancona. The trail of a shooting star is ... (more)
An SD70Ace is leading a westbound auto rack train at Ancona. The train takes off after waiting for an eastbound freight to crossover out of the way. I don't think 9300's 70Ace's are to be leading ... (more)
Behind an eastbound Z-train, this eastbound freight crosses over from main #1 to main #2, to continue east towards Chicago.
Three Dash 9's fly east with a stack train, between Toluca and Ancona.
An ES44AC is in the lead of this eastbound manifest, as it rounds the curve into Ancona.
A westbound autorack train starts into the sweeping curve at Ancona as it ducks under the Santa Fe-style signal bridge adjacent to the trackside elevator.
Blasting thru the vary small town of Ancona. My 600th photo on RP.
A very short Z train is in the process of crossing over from 2 to 1 at Ancona, as it passes under the ATSF signal bridge in town.
With clear tracks ahead, a trio of BNSF ES44DC's open her up, westbound at Ancona.
A westbound stack train off of NS rolls west through the super elevated curve in Ancona.
A westbound stack train heads around the curve at Ancona with a pair of NS engines.
A westbound stack train heads west in beautiful evening light.