UP 8764 leads a loaded coal train across the High Line Bridge while light from the sun is blocked by an afternoon thunderstorm as it moves across the western sky.
Brand new freight cars from American Railcar Industries have just arrived from that manufactures Arkansas plant and now wait to begin working on the nation’s rail network.
Train 129 rolls slowly south through Argo, Alabama ahead of summertime thunderstorms.
Train 129 rolls south through Argo, Alabama ahead of summertime thunderstorms.
NS train 385 makes its way south through Turner AL on the NS 3B North Division/ R Line portion between Bessemer AL & Wilton AL at the 25R, with NS 1071 CNJ leading the manifest from Irondale, AL ... (more)
The sun has finally come back out from behind a fast moving eastward thunderstorm as empty train bound for Black Thunder Mine comes to a stop at Pueblo Junction. A brand new Ace, more)
Train 129 rolls slowly south through Trussville, Alabama. This train never got faster than 10mph south of Argo due to slow orders.
NS 1074 trails on 73X at Carson Yard waiting for a new crew to pull it into the harbor.
On a sunny and clear National Train Day 2015, the rest of the train is still pulling out of the yard as 1036 clears the crossing by milepost 6.7 leading NS 746 southbound towards Belews Creek, NC
A UP grain shuttle emerges from dramatic storm lighting at Echo on May 18, 2015.
Union Pacific's Lathrop, CA to LATC, CA Z-train (ZLTLC-13) passes through Turlock on UP's Fresno Subdivision. Powering this train is UP 1988 "Miss Katy" (the Missouri-Kansas-Texas herita... (more)
With the Highline out of commission for the first half of the day it really clogged up everything in KC for a good chunk of the day. Here we see grain train GSCTE5 11 led by UP 5857 meet train KMN... (more)
UP 1988 "Miss Katy", the Missouri-Kansas-Texas heritage SD70ACe, wastes no time getting the Lathrop, CA to LATC, CA Z-train (ZLTLC-13) through Manteca on UP's Fresno Subdivision. UP 2001... (more)
KCS 4172 pull's out of Davis Jct, IL after making a set out and pickup with the CP 473. The picture was taken off RT. 72 bridge west of town!! 5-9-15
Bright sun alternating with torrential downpours makes for some interesting railfanning on a hot early summer afternoon.