As Amtrak No. 22 takes on passengers and baggage at the station, a contract crew of MOW men works on the station track at the east end of the depot.
Amtrak No. 22 has just departed DUPT, and is passing in front of the Dallas skyline at Reunion. Not long from now, the train will pass through the forests of east Texas.
BNSF 7561 East, a stack train headed for Chicago, thunders over the famous trestle at Media, IL.
There's nobody in the cab. BNSF remote-control SD40-2 No. 6926 pulls a long string of cars out the east end of the yard. The RCO is way back in the yard using a belt back to control the locomotive... (more)
Late in the afternoon, a workman inspects B-unit No. 7198, as well as the SD40-2s on either side of it, before they return to work on the hump.
A bit of sunshine breaks through a snow storm just west of Cameron, IL, as a heavy eastbound BNSF coal train roars across the landscape toward nearby Galesburg.
Late in the day, sunlight glints off the silver roofs of bilevel commuter cars in Metra's Aurora yard. The snow and steel give the scene an utter chill.
Near sunset, a westbound vehicle train departs Galesburg Yard by flying over the main line that heads for southern Illinois, and then curves onto the Ottumwa Sub to head west.
CN 4026 South moves toward the yard lead as its conductor prepares to step off his lead unit to throw the switch. As soon as 4602 departs, 2502 South will leave right behind him.
A pair of odd-looking IC SW14s perform a switching move past the signal bridge at the south end of Homewood Yard.
In the morning, UP power sits outside the shops. No. 567 has spent considerable time fighting snow on Donner Pass.
Early on a clear morning, an eastbound BNSF stack train hustles past the big yard in Clovis, NM.
Four big units have just cut off from their train at the receiving yard. Meanwhile, two sets of remote-control EMDs prepare to pull trains out of the receiving yard and then push them over the hum... (more)
On the morning of July 4, 2008, UP 4141 leads a southbound freight past Ney Yard on its way to the Midlothian Sub.
A westbound BNSF straddles the bench between rock bluffs and the river at Maryhill, WA.