Between patches of sun and blowing snow a BNSF oil train makes its way south on the UP Chester Sub at Valmeyer.
Southbound stacks winding through Cable Crossovers, are entering the town of Tehachapi, and the end of the climb to the summit.
A westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe grain train rumbles past the east switch at Hope, Idaho, on September 4, 2003.
BNSF Tier 4 No.3878 with a hot Stack and TOFC. After rounding the horseshoe curve at Caliente it begins the 2% grade of the western slope of Tehachapi Mountains.
Making its way northbound downhill into Bealville from Cliff, 7159 and mates have just cleared tunnel 3, while way up the hill the rest of the train is just entering tunnel5.
A westbound BNSF train crests the hill at Wyaconda. The area around Wyaconda is very hilly and I'm sure provides some challenges for the crews.
On March 28, 2001, a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight heads downgrade through Caliente, California, behind warbonnet-clad No. 766. Behind the Dash 9 is a group of Cascade green EMDs—... (more)
Switching onto the main at Bealville Siding is a southbound stack. Ahead is Cliff Block where the replacement and extension of the double track is taking place, with the associated congestion and ... (more)
Climbing southbound in a park like setting, a BNSF Tier 4 teams with CSX 648 AC60CW to lift a repositioning move of Bare Tables up the west slope of Tehachapi Pass.
BNSF 5797 leads it's tanker train west on the BNSF Marceline Sub.
The plain view is evident here as this westbound with an eclectic consist climbs DRGW's Moffat Route at Plain siding.
This northbound is passing a fixed semaphore located just north of the Platte River bridge. This "blade" is the distant approach signal to the UP diamonds in Fremont, which are about a m... (more)
A Hauser Yard, ID to Portland, Or vehicle train dashes through the snow on BNSF's Scenic Sub. The two fuselage cars on the head end are destined for Boeing's Renton, Wa plant.
This grain train is south of Elsberry on the Hannibal Subdivision just a few minutes after the sun came up.
Westbound oil train K142 kicks up the fresh snow on its way through Cranford. Over two feet of snow was dumped on the region the previous day.