On our road trip from New Orleans to San Diego, my father and I caught a westbound intermodal stopped at Cuervo just before the sun set.
Light helpers wait for a northbound intermodal to roll through Palmer Lake, Co.
Three BNSF Dash 9's lead a westbound intermodal train through Claude, TX passing the Attebury Grain Elevators at track speed.
A westbound stack passes an eastbound piggyback at Hedley.
Loud climbing out of the coal mine
First light highlights a southbound freight at Palmer Lake, Co.
Locomotive reserved for the HELP service to the heavier trains, still with the standard of painting of Brasil Ferrovias, but already incorporated the fleet of the company ALL
A pair of helpers shove on the rear of a southbound coal drag as it approaches the crest of the grade at Palmer Lake, CO.
The early morning light highlights a northbound empty hopper train just north of Palmer Lake.
Cold sunrise at 9.08am
BNSF 4648 exits Tunnel 7 and prepares to immediately enter Tunnel 8 at Dark Canyon as it heads eastbound along the Feather River Route. With a storm order in affect, the conductor was coordinating... (more)