The main reason I was out today with the boys was to see the westbound deadhead move of the UP passenger special heading back to the Bluffs. This train just spent a few days touring the eastern US... (more)
BNSF 5625 (AC4400CW) climbs the grade leading to Sedalia, Colorado.
BNSF 5625 (AC4400CW) leaves Sedalia and heads to Castle Rock with a load of coal.
UP freight crosses over Rock Creek trestle heading west.
In the early evening hours, UP's MNPRO-18 (North Platte-Roper Manifest) heads west through the searchlight signals at the east end of Hermosa, Wyoming on June 18, 2018.
CSX manifest freight Q363 passes by the classic bracket signal at CP 37 on the east side of Dunkirk, NY. The days are numbered for these signals, with new signals already standing for the westboun... (more)
UP 6313 (AC440CW) pulls a coal train up the steep grade to tunnel number 1.
EX SP AC4400CW 6335 leads westbound coal train through Oroville Yard.
A SCENE WITHIN A SCENE
CSX B705 helper set returning to Brunswick, MD passes Point of Rocks as a local painter looks on practicing his craft.
It's just after 6 AM as BNSF AC4400EV No. 5747 leads the Cheyenne-Denver manifest across 9th Avenue in Longmont, Colorado on June 17, 2018. The train will do a pick-up in the East Yard before cont... (more)
CEFX 1030 leads CP 287 west across the Wisconsin River and through the Dells.
CP 8528 leads 198 east past the bracket signal at Portage Junction.
The CP local from Mason City has crossed over the Mississippi River and makes a shove move along the river's edge into Savanna, Illinois to interchange cars in the yard there. The barge with the c... (more)