Lead an eastbound intermodal train as it snakes its way past the big basalt hills at Siberia. Santa Fe SD40-2 No. 5058 sports a rare set of headlights in its nose. The lights were Oscitrol warning... (more)
Pull down job begins to assemble what looks like a Galesburg to Pittsburgh, CA, (UGALPIT) steel train out of the hump bowl in Galesburg. These SD40's are a BNSF favorite for this kind of heavy act... (more)
A freshly repainted SD40-2 leads a 89 car Grand Forks-Northtown manifest.
A CSX SD40-2 and MT6 slug shove a cut of cars over one of the few remaining active CSX humps at Queensgate Yard in Cincinnati. Locomotives:CSXT 2414 SD40-2CSXT 1054 MT6 Yard Slug
CSX SD40-2 8812 leads Q009 west across the IHB diamonds at Calumet.
The FURX lease unit on the point of westbound Q343 adds some additional color to the fall scene.
FEC Port Job
Train 200 old 262 stopped west of Pewaukee for yard congestion in Milwaukee....two trains ahead.....one at Harwood the other at Brookfield. By this time I don't believe we were using section six(W... (more)
DGNO Miller Turn at the south end of Cadiz yard
DGNO Garland Turn
This westbound is rolling into the evening sun just east of Pacific, MO. The UP/MP Jefferson City Sub is just out of the frame to the left here.
DGNO Miller Turn
As the sun finally sets, the Meridian and Bigbee Transfer run backs back down into their yard after coming back from the KCS yard and Norfolk Southern interchange.
Westbound Q375 rolls by Sand Patch tower on a sunny fall day.