A loaded grain train heads through Grandin with one of BNSF's best shoving hard on the rear
Although General Electric power reigns on the Shasta Route today, it was exotic once upon a time. The first freight train I ever saw on the Black Butte Subdivision that had a solid set of GEs clim... (more)
A couple CN units lead Chicago bound Ethanol empties north over Cove Creek at Norris Lake as a couple water bugs breeze by on a Wave Runner.
At dusk, three UP trains are lined up at the west end of Tucson Yard. SP power is still very much in force, with SP 8128 West departing at right ahead of two stack trains.
An Ethanol unit train bound for Kinder Morgan in Carson, CA, passes at track speed over one of the remaining grade crossings on the western end of the BNSF San Bernardino Sub.
Golden rays of sunshine have just started shining through the trees as the sound of a train approaching from the east echoes through the damp, cold woods near the north shore of Lake Pend Oreille.... (more)
A loaded coal/lime train heads south through the rural community of Luttrell, Tennessee in the last light of day.
Early in the morning on the Arizona Plateau, an eastbound BNSF stack train climbs the steep vertical curve at Maine.
Late on a sunny afternoon, a Santa Fe freight that left many of it cars in yards en route, climbs the foothills through Martinez toward Franklin Canyon. In the distance are the big Tosco Oil Refin... (more)
Chicago & North Western coal trains line up at Bill, Wyoming, waiting for a call to head north to load at one of Powder River Basin’s coal mines on July, 7, 1995. During this time, almost all of C... (more)
Eastbound 099 passes through Falls Branch near Chattaroy, with a solo NS Dash 9 leading 2 Saudi Arabian Railway SD70ACS units bound for Norfolk for export.
Led by red and silver, this BNSF intermodal drifts down grade through Tehachapi's tunnel district, where tunnels 17, 16, 15 and 14 lie.
On the move and out of town.
Heading east and crossing the San Joaquin River on a gloomy, fall afternoon.