There's a stranger in the UP's North Yard.
Well worth the drenching! The rear DPU of an eastbound coal train passes through the Blue Mountain Road grade crossing.
Light snow flurries fill the air as a southbound coal train rolls through the north end of Boody Yard approaching St. Paul, Va.
Eastbound mixed freight (Q394) rolls downgrade through Philson, Pa.
Looking east onto downtown Portland, the Albina-Lake Transfer passes the Pearl District. This area was formally the BN Hoyt St. Roundhouse and Yard. If you looks up NW 13th ave (directly behind he... (more)
Arriving at Locust Point Yard, Q403-13 rounds the loop as it proceeds through the old coal yard. In the background are USNS Antares, and USNS Denebola both of which are ready reserve Navy ships d... (more)
From time to time, foreign units made it to the coal fields in the Appalachia area. A combination of locomotives in UP and SP paint schemes leaves Appalachia with another coal train. The train was... (more)
After being pounded by a thunderstorm, the sun returns along the Rocky Mountains as the CWEMS9-12 snakes around Coal Creek Canyon by Blue Mountain Rd.
UP AC4400CW #5989 begins its descent down the mountains leading the CWEMS9-12 out of Tolland Siding and along South Boulder Creek.
Union Pacific's MPRPB heads south towards Sidney, IL, with a UP GP38-2 and KCS SD70ACe in tow.
Flange squeal engage! The highest numbered AC4400CW on the CSX roster leads a nice mish mash of GE and EMD power, including a fresh-looking GP40-3 in last place as Q277 leans into the curve off th... (more)
UP 6670 sporting a fresh coat of paint from NLR leads a Salt Lake City to West Colton manifest down the Palmdale Cutoff south of Canyon on the Mojave Sub.
It was good to see a SP unit in the North Yard again.
Grinding south on the former Clinchfield South End, CSX Q696 works through the Nolichucky Gorge at NE Poplar with two CW44ACs leading the 97-car manifest.
A CSX coal train, running on NS trackage rights between Big Stone Gap, Va. and Frisco, Tenn., rolls through Irondale, located a short distance east of Big Stone Gap.