A Heritage III painted C44-9W streaks by with a hot Z in tow, approaching the veteran CB&Q signals at NX Crossing in Rochelle, IL. These signals ended up being taken down by BNSF on June 29th, 201... (more)
The Circus is in town! As the Summer sun beats down on southern California's famed Tehachapi Pass the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey 'blue unit' Circus train carefully negotiates Clear Cree... (more)
Engines of the Big Three (UP, CSX, BNSF) wait for assignment in the BNSF engine servicing facility.
Its a busy morning on the transcon in Central Illinois as a long Z heads west with some DP's pushing while 2 eastbounds wait their turn to get through the plant due to single tracking in Chillicot... (more)
An intermodal follows the Washougal River just an hour shy of the sun dipping below the horizon.
The Ringling Bro. & Barnum & Bailey Circus train heads west into the setting sun as it begins the steep 1.5% grade of Yampai Hill at Pica. Gravity begins to fight against the three GE locomotives ... (more)
The Ringling Bro. & Barnum & Bailey Circus train made a rare appearance in Northern Arizona today. Travel from Orlando, FL to Fresno, CA for its next show, the Ringling Bro. circus travels across ... (more)
BNSF 6072 muscles a coal train through the Denver Yard and under the Park Avenue Viaduct.
Gone for good. The iconic CB&Q signal bridge, protecting the East end of the BNSF Aurora Subdivision from the Union Pacific Geneva Subdivision at Rochelle, IL, have seen countless trains pass unde... (more)
The Northtown to Superior freight is almost at its destination of the 28th Street Yard, a few miles ahead.
A newer BNSF Tier 4 GE leads a 15-car business train on a deadhead move from the Twin Cities back to home base at Topeka through the Illinois countryside between Rio and Galesburg.
NS 376-27 moves north through central Ohio with a colorful consist and two newly acquired SD90MACs from the Indiana Rail Road.
Its always a good day when you find a BN Cascade Green Geep sorting freight cars in the Denver Yard.