A hot Z9 races out of the state of Washington into Idaho on a summers evening with a unique consist consisting of a BNSF H2, H1, a CSX SD70MAC and a CN Dash-9.
With the Washington state line only a few feet away, BNSF 7695, the gold bar unit, leads a Portland bound auto train with only minutes of sunlight left.
A coal train holds outside the Hauser refueling facility, waiting for an open slot. Off west in the Spokane Valley, rain showers moisten the land.
Three locomotives struggle on the slight incline towards the State Line. This fully loaded grainer is well over 100 cars and will later go down though the Columbia River with its load for export. ... (more)
After being recrewed at BNSF's Hauser, ID facility, the H-CSXPAS resumes it's pace towards Pasco with a great consist.
Westbound hopper train.