The conductor on the "Muncie Local" walks back to make the cut on the set out for the Buzzi Unicem USA concrete distribution terminal on the east side of Bonner Springs.
Ex-ATSF depot at Stafford, KS
An empty BNSF grain train wraps around a curve at Webb Road east of Walton. The conductor is preparing to ring up the UP dispatcher and copy a warrant on the UP Lost Springs Sub, as the train will... (more)
It's not long after sunrise as a ratty triclops leads a local racing southeast out of Wichita on trackage rights over the BNSF mainline.
Three SD9043MACs, recently brought out of storage, lead a loaded frac sand train south toward Oklahoma.
BNSF 4252 leads an eastbound stack train over the hump in downtown Wichita, Kansas.
This morning, I ran out to Lawrence, KS where I photographed the UP 2002 heading around Don Ball Curve in charge of the MTPNS.
A GE Evolution Series unit and an EMD SD70M have this 81 car Houston to Kansas City manifest freight well under control along the Verdigris River valley.
The moon can be faintly seen above the lead locomotive as a Riesel, Texas to Caballo Mine, Wyoming empty coal train passes through the small town of Le Roy.
What should be a run of the mill empty coal train has a block of carload traffic on the head end bound for Bailey Yard in North Platte.
A former CNW unit along with a UP AC4400CW has 148 empty coal cars in tow across 200th Road in rural eastern Kansas.
A recently reactivated SD9043MAC leads a 120 car Houston to North Platte manifest across a dried up creek just south of the small town of LeRoy.
UP's brand new Tier 4 SD70 #3059 leads the IDULB 03 onto the ex-RI Golden State route in Topeka, KS. This unit was apparently delivered to the UP in Chicago on 3/31, but was just now making its f... (more)
It is daybreak at Aikins as UP 6045 East climbs the hill.
UP 8098 leads an eastbound merchandise train near Aikins, KS.