Three ex B&O SD40's lead 52 empty WFAX hoppers up the hill at Lee Ranch Junction, on their way to the Lee Ranch Mine.
With the first grade behind them, the engineer of the ESWR 602 has his three SD40's up to track speed after knocking down the clear at Lee Ranch Junction.. The big hill; Ambrosia; lurks ahead, and... (more)
Three SD40's battle up the near two percent grade approaching Lee Ranch Junction with 53 coal loads in tow. What a sound!
Loads from El Segundo heads West on BNSF's Lee Ranch Sub approaching Lee Ranch Junction.
After being told that there were to be "Absolutely no photos of the train, none whatsoever" by the security guards at the power plant, we still managed to find the Escalante-Western and shoot it f... (more)
After stopping to line the switch and to copy a new track warrant, the Escalante Western WFAX coal empties gather speed enroute to Lee Ranch Mine in a remote part of New Mexico. It was a brisk 19... (more)
The Escalate Western WFAX coal empties approaches Lee Ranch Jct on a cold April morning with some snow on the ground from the night before.