An intermodal powers-up and prepares to roll eastbound, as the shadow of a coil car train fades into the sunset.
Not only is this type of lighting rare, but it only lasts a few minutes when it shows up. It's hard to catch a train, at exactly the time you want it, on a single track main, so I can consider my... (more)
A blazing red sky explodes over Missouri as an empty westbound coal train roars across the countryside with an SD70ACe on the point and an SD70MAC trailing.
As a splash of color washes through the evening sky and the final moments of light fade away, a loaded coal train meets a mixed freight near Seymour, MO.
As the sun peacefully sets across the countryside, a loaded coal train waits for an oncoming mixed freight in the siding near Seymour. The glow of the evening light creates a wonderful effect on t... (more)
As a beautiful summer sunset fills the sky, an eastbound manifest freight rolls downgrade though amish country.
Just before dawn, the horns of an SD70ACe echo across the countryside as an empty coal train rolls westbound through the siding in Seymour.
As the sun rises and begins to show itself from behind the clouds, a westbound coal train slowly climbs upgrade with an SD70ACe on the point.
As I arrived at the south end of the siding near Seymour, a green signal gave me hope for finally getting a great sunrise photo from this location. Moments later an empty BNSF coal train headed we... (more)
A BNSF coil car train, with a single locomotive on the point, rolls into the siding at Seymour, just after sunrise.
A beautiful sunset lights up the Missouri countryside as a BNSF mixed freight, with a BN executive SD70MAC in the second locomotive position, drifts down a slight grade through the siding in Seymo... (more)
Pacing Standard Cabs! A very nice looking set of SD40-2Rs lead a short freight towards the town of Seymour. (Pace shot at 1/20 sec.)
Three BNSF units lead an intermodal through Seymour, Missouri just after sunrise.
The DPUs of a loaded coal roll by on the main as an empty waits in in the siding.
A train carrying mostly insulated pipe drops downhill from Seymour through a sweeping curve at sunset.