A matching trio of 'Heritage 2' Dash 9s are on the point of a 12,921 ton Kansas City to Barstow manifest as it passes by an aging barn just a few miles west of Emporia.
A California bound Z train rounds a curve on the triple track section of the Emporia Sub between Merrick and Ellinor and heads west into the lowering sun.
A seven car Topeka, KS to Pueblo, CO officer special is seen deadheading west through east central Kansas.
A high priority Kansas City, KS to Belen, NM manifest rolls west down Main Two to an eventual meet with two eastbound Z trains off of the single track section of the Emporia Sub.
A Kansas City, KS to Barstow, CA manifest rolls west past the MP121.1 detector and into Chase County as the train will hold at Ellinor for a westbound Z train to run around it.
A filthy 7626 leads freshly repainted 7672 and a short manifest west at the Lyon/Chase county line just a few miles west of Emporia, KS.
Three GEs lead this California bound Z train westward along the triple track section of the transcon in Kansas between Emporia and Ellinor.
A fast running Willow Springs, IL to Stockton, CA Z train rolls by a rusty old storage silo near the township of Plymouth, a few miles west of Emporia.
Two thoroughbreds lead the Kansas City, KS to Saginaw, TX roadrailer by an old storage silo roughly halfway between the crossovers at Ellinor and Merrick.
Another run of the mill GEVO leads this westbound Z train over a rural grade crossing in east central Kansas.
A westbound Willow Springs, IL to San Bernardino, CA Z train rolls by at the maximum authorized timetable speed of 70MPH on a windy, but warm early December afternoon in Kansas.
A sun is about to slip below the horizon as this westbound New York City, NY to Los Angeles, CA Q train heads for it's destination on the west coast.
The westbound Kansas City, KS to Saginaw, TX roadrailer meets its eastbound counterpart, the Q SAGKCK1 04A, between Merrick and Ellinor, on the short triple track section of the Emporia Subdivisio... (more)
Today's Kansas City, KS to Denver, CO manifest meets its eastbound counterpart, the H PUEKCK1 04A, just west of Emporia.