After the "Storm of the Century" (well, so far), Amtrak's Pere Marquette slams through a thick snowbank on an elevated curve en route to Chicago.
For the video, click Railroad: AmtrakLocomotive: EMD NPCULocation: Fennville, Michigan, USALocomotive #: AMTK 90368Train ID: P371Photo Date: February 02, 2011
Before continuing on its eastbound trip to Toronto, CP's X500 waits for BNSF 6177 as it leads an empty coal drag into the snow covered siding.
Fresh snow covers the rails as 6177 leads an empty coal drag into the siding to allow an oncoming train to pass.
A bird's eye view sees an empty BNSF coal train cruising through an elevated, high speed curve on its long journey back to the Powder River Basin.
CP run-through on the CSX has brand new UP EMD convertables in the consist as they pass Wells siding enroute to their new employer.
Amtrak's #44 and 3 Superliners kick up a light dusting of snow as they pass the signal at the east end of CSX's Wells siding.
Northbound BNSF 6160 sits on the main with a full load of coal cars as southbound BNSF 9685 leads an empty coal train into the siding. The engineer in parked 6160 prepares to hand off a box to th... (more)