With a storm blowing east in the background, a westbound BNSF manifest freight rumbles along the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon west of Lombard, Montana, on May 15, 2013.
An eastbound grain train rolls over Sheep Creek Trestle. This area just experienced a major snow slide that filled the bottom of valley and blocked the middle fork of the Flathead River at the bot... (more)
MRL's Helper 1, a SD45 and two SD40-2XR's, has cut in mid-train of this Tokio, WA bound ribbon rail train with two old Santa Fe veterans leading the charge up Mullan.
One of the last regular Tank Train between St-Romuald, Qc. and Montreal, Qc. Less than a week later the train was cancelled following the entry in service of the Ultramar / Valero St-Laurent pipel... (more)
NS 203 struggling up the mountain as they come towards Cornelia, GA.
The "Z-alt-nuby" has arrived! Once the conductor has finished removing the ETD, they will shove back, spot the cars, and cut away with the power and head for Richmond.
Westbound mixed freight.
A short and all UPS Z races west on the Stockton Sub towards UPS's North Bay, CA facility. There this hotshot will drop its cut and take light power back to BNSF's Richmond, CA Yard for servicing... (more)
CN's Toronto-Vancouver hotshot speeds towards a crew change at Jasper behind C44-9W 2685.
M301's train climbs through English on CN's Edson Sub.
FPON! Another sign of CN's continuing power shortage. This pair of BNSF units came into Montreal on a loaded crude oil train, but instead of sending the pair back with the empties... (more)
CN Dash 9-44CW 2583 struggles to pull a lengthy 393 after a big head end lift at Beachville.
CN 394 with a decent consist creeps through Bayview with some intermodal well cars on the head end.