A southbound grain empty climbs the 2.1% slope at Tunnel 2 in the Tehachapi Mountains. Large amounts of grain is unloaded in the Central Valley of California for feed-lots and food producers...
A westbound manifest led by a new Tier IV Gevo climbs the Moffat in South Boulder Canyon. The colorful scar on the mountainside is the day-lighted Tunnel 28.
It has been nice seeing the Warbonnets back in service. BNSF 799 takes the second spot on a intermodal train.
Two new Tier IV BNSF GE locomotives move a northbound manifest up the 2.1% grade at Tunnel 2 . 2016 was a fantastically green year in the Tehachapi Mountains.
8 GE units lead an eastbound intermodal train through Baring.
Last Light at Arrowhead Junction - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - A westbound stack train from Needles climbs the grade out of the Colorado River Valley towards the summit at Goffs wher... (more)
An eastbound intermodal train passes beneath the endangered cantilever at West Baring.
Reflections of the future? Maybe if all goes well with LNG tests. 226 was a bit late allowing me to get a shot I wanted.
BNSF 6580 shoves on the rear of a unit generator train as it passes through Temple.
BNSF 6882 descends Stevens Pass at MP 1694 with a J train, made up of exclusively empty Boeing aircraft equipment. The railroad follows Nason Creek east from the east portal of the Cascade Tunnel ... (more)
Skirting along the western edge of Illinois at sunset, the Z Portland accelerates out of Savanna and begins its 150 mile trek along the river to its first crew change point at La Crosse, WI.
An eastbound manifest makes good time descending Winston Hill as it approaches Townsend, MT on Montana Rail Link. The third unit is a rebuilt SD60M courtesy of Norfolk Southern.