Preparing to add cars to his train the engineer pauses in front of the iconic Bristol sign.
One of five trains on the district to have not-so-unusual BNSF power for the day, Birmingham-bound manifest 153 splits the signals in downtown Oakwood on the second full day of spring.
A late 121 proceeds west through Whitby after holding at Clarke West for congestion to clear up.
A westbound BNSF intermodal train crosses the Colorado River Bridge between Topock, Arizona, and Needle, California, on March 10, 2005.
A BNSF grain train comes flying off the bridge at Tobin as it snakes its way down the Feather River Canyon. This was shot at 12mm on a cropped frame body.
The CNW duo continue to hold down the Proviso - Markham transfer which runs back 'n forth on the IHB to Blue Island then gets on the old Grand Trunk for the short run to the CN at Markham.
A BNSF grain bound for Bakersfield comes snaking through the Feather River Canyon as it passes the classic double bridges located at Pulga, California.
NS 203 begins its journey to Atlanta on NS's Lurgan Branch w/ a cool engine 2nd out, a EMD SD60, which is a dying bread on NS as most of them are turning to SD60E's! Defiantly something cool to s... (more)
After being stopped along the Canyon Subdivision east of Kramm all day due to a huge MOW project near Honcut, BNSF 4543 flies out of Oroville as it heads towards Stockton and home rails.
Long Beach bound stacks struggle up the 1.0% grade of the Crookton Cutoff and swing through the impressive high-speed s-curves West of Eagle Nest on a spectacular Winter afternoon.
CP southbound at Princeton,IA..
Lots of "foreign" color showing up in Bristol lately. A CP follows the BNSF leading the westbound, while a CN is part of 15T on the far track. Both are waiting on the arrival of eastbound 202 whic... (more)