In the late afternoon, a short BNSF Z glides downhill at Maine after just tackling the mighty Supai Summit, with the San Francisco Peaks in the background.
Not a bad location for the University of Minnesota to put a commuter bus overpass.
A hot BNSF Z train curves through Crozier canyon, with the shadows growing rapidly as the sun begins to lower.
Two Z trains (the 2nd one to the right being BNSF 6696 W. Z ALTSTO9 02L) meet in Kingman Canyon on a blazing hot afternoon.
BNSF 7812 leads a stack train east through Galesburg.
BNSF 7924 along with an NS unit shove on the rear of this eastbound as it works up Cajon Pass.
A hot Portland to Chicago intermodal drops down Midway Subdivision #2 after working BNSF St Paul Intermodal, while CP 581-341 rolls through the tunnel on St Paul Sub #1 with crude empties returnin... (more)
Finding westbound trains on the CN around my place is pretty hard to do. Unless you find an extra nothing runs most afternoons. This evening we got lucky with an empty grain train rolling towards ... (more)
Even though business is booming in mid-2018 on the BNSF, there is still around 367 LUGO units stored as of Mid-June across the BNSF. One storage yard is the yard at GI near Galesburg. A stacker bo... (more)
Cartersville to Atlanta turn A703 and a billboard at wading in the kudzu sea.
H-BARSDG8 heads out of Dana Point at sunset with a long train bound for San Diego.
With 4 units on the front and two more pushing, an eastbound mixed freight makes easy work of the west slope of Sandpatch grade.
The Kindschy Family waves to a northbound freight, standing on the old railroad bridge, which was converted to a nice walking path.
CSX train Q500 rolls northbound on the former B&O Toledo Division at the former location of Wayne Yard in Fairfield. Sadly, the classic B&O CPL's here have since been replaced.