Amidst the pure, exhilarating air of the Montana Rockies, BNSF 7802 West encounters a burst of afternoon sunshine as it exits Shed 10 while gliding down the west side of Marias Pass.
BNSF GP39-2 No 2893 makes up a train at Saginaw Yard. Meanwhile, GP39-3s 2594 and 2593 wait to take a transfer to Alliance Yard.
BNSF 625 (C44-9W) leads BNSF CHIGAL west past Verona, Illinois under the old Santa Fe cantilever.
Pacing Standard Cabs! A very nice looking set of SD40-2Rs lead a short freight towards the town of Seymour. (Pace shot at 1/20 sec.)
A westbound BNSF manifest roars through the vertical curves at Williams Junction. At the far left, a vehicle train headed for Phoenix via the Peavine Line approaches on Main One.
Signals of a bygone era of railroading stand tall still in Verona. For now westbound freight zooms past on a summer evening in Illinois.
As a small thunderstorm moves in, the Kelly Lake local job returns to the yard after serving Hibbing Taconite while some of the M.O.W crew ties down their equipment after a day of driving pilings ... (more)
After loading taconite pellets at U.S. Steel's Keewatin Taconite plant, the train shoves back through town towards Kelly lake before the southbound trip to BNSF's Allouez taconite storage facility... (more)
The three person crew moves cars around the small yard at Kelly Lake while certainly keeping a watchful eye out on a storm that is moving in from the south.
BNSF 2321 South heads south through Justin, TX, with a short string of pigs. It's unclear where the train originated, perhaps coming from Metro where KCS handed them off.
BNSF 5732 tows 2 ILSX units as it leads the GALNTW westbound on the peavine.
Three BNSF units lead an intermodal through Seymour, Missouri just after sunrise.
BNSF 5493 leads an eastbound V train on the peavine.
In the early morning, a couple of remote-control SD40-2s idle at the center of the yard.
As dusk settles over the Red Sandstone Cliffs east of Gallup, an eastbound local makes its way uphill toward the Continental Divide.