On the last light of the day on the former ATSF Transcon-BNSF Chilicothe Sub the eastbound M-KCKGAL3-20 is easing on the dynamic brake, as a pair of GE motor bring the 5,764ft long manifest off th... (more)
A Southbound BNSF MWAX Train rolls down the main as it passes right next to the tied down BNSF VULX Train. This is a typical sight at night on the BNSF Madill Sub. The Vulcan materials yard in Fri... (more)
BNSF 4728 pushes on the rear of a westbound frac sand train.
NS 22V crosses from PA to NJ at CP Phillipsburg.
Standing on a old farm road bridge over the tracks near Wyaconda, Missouri provided a great location to watch trains on the Transcon. This Dash 9 crept up and stopped due to congestion caused by ... (more)
Leading its lengthy train onto the floor of the San Joaquin Valley, BNSF 5489 hustles a westbound intermodal upgrade into Sandcut as the ex-Southern Pacific code lines here continue to deteriorate... (more)
Echoing GE locomotives, from a very long BNSF stack train, roar through the green hills of Tehachapi climbing the grade in early morning light, above the Tehachapi loop at Marcel. The upper elevat... (more)
In CSX Tilford Yard surrounded by a jungle of steel cars and rail, a Norfolk Southern Dash 9 stealthy creeps alone as if looking for a way out.
Shortly before sunset, a hot westbound intermodal - the dispatcher called it a "silver Z" - has just crossed into Arizona. The next crew change point, Winslow, is a little over 100 mile... (more)
As the sun continues to rise on Halloween morning, BNSF 4461 leads the V SBDCSX4 30A past the rear DPU of the S OMASCO3 27A at West Darling.
A Dash 9 and two Warbonnets pull a freight past the ponds at the Valmont Power Station in Boulder.
BNSF 4805 runs around it's train at James Siding. The trains conductor is riding the last unit.
The day is almost over in western New Mexico as this westbound stack train works upgrade from Bacca toward the setting sun. Thoreau and the continental divide are a few miles ahead.
In the late afternoon sunlight, an eastbound BNSF stack train with two NS units in the consist can be seen through the trees as the train slowly rolls up the grade towards Williams Junction and ev... (more)