On a ridiculously windy day, a stack train hustles through Vaughn, a busy hot spot where the UP crosses underneath the BNSF.
This locomotive was a long way from the Great White North.
After crossing under the BNSF mainline at Vaughn, New Mexico, Union Pacific 7346 continue south towards Corona.
Z trains from competing railroads "race" towards the LA Basin as BNSF's Z-KCKLAC7-29A passes over UP's ZG4CI-29 at Vaughn,NM on 11/30/12. Peak season is on as both Z trains are filled with christm... (more)
So close! 2 minutes earlier and I would have had an over under at Vaughn,NM. Here is the "parting gift" I got instead, a BNSF Z train heads west as the lone DP shoves on a westbound UP stack train... (more)
Working west bound the 7526 and consist is making slow time because not all the power is fully functioning. Having just passed under the Santa Fe here at Vaughn, the route is the former Rock Islan... (more)
A colorful consist idles west of Vaughn, waiting for a westbound mixed freight to clear. This CN C40-8M is a long way from home, less than 200 miles from the Mexico border.
Westbound on the Clovis Subdivision toward Belen, a manifest picks up speed after waiting for a series of eastbounds.
The DPU's of a westbound manifest bask in the morning sun, west of the community of Vaughn. It's neat to compare the two generations of paint schemes in this consist, with a rather clean Warbonnet... (more)
In the morning light, a pair of BNSF widecabs continue their trek east on the BNSF Clovis Subdivision west of Vaughn. East of this location is over/under of the BNSF Transcon and the UP Sunset Rou... (more)
Two Santa Fe GP50's and two GP60's race their train across New Mexico.
A colorful set of power bound for Belen soon to cross over the big fill over the Rock Island-SP Golden State Route. The fill is one of three bottle necks here in New Mexico. The Abo Canyon single ... (more)
BNSF 7652 and 3 of her sisters pull a decent size Stack train up grade tword Balen.
BNSF 611 races east with a ferromex unit in tow at nearly 80 mph!!!!