Into the golden sunset.
The sun is just about to go down and rays are glowing bright in the sky above the clouds, and a coal train is makes its way eastbound at track speed, with an SD70ACe on the point.
With red signals ahead nothing to do but sit and watch the beautiful sky as the sun sinks slowly beneath the horizon.
Sunrays shine bright above the clouds as a waiting, westbound autorack train idles in the siding at diggins on a gorgeous evening.
The final seconds of light shine on a set of locomotives, as the sun sinks beneath the horizon and brings another day to a close. In the mean time, a mixed freight idles in the siding at Diggins a... (more)
Following close on the block of a grain train is what appears to be an eastbound local. We're on the Thayer Sub., about 30 miles east of Springfield, MO.
An eastbound grain train on the Thayer Sub., about 30 miles east of Springfield, MO.
BNSF 9345 North gets a roll on the slight hill north of Diggins.
BNSF 9345 North waits for a green signal so it can depart Diggins siding after meeting a Z train.
Twenty minutes after sunset, a northbound manifest gets a high green at Diggins.
The cab of NS 6788. Interesting to note that it still wears the PRR reporting marks from the Conrail merger. It's leading a BNSF westbound manifest on the Thayer Sub in MO.
NS 6788 leads a westbound BNSF manifest stopped in the siding at Diggins, MO on the Thayer Sub.