As dusk falls over Galesburg, IL, activity continues uninterrupted at BNSF's engine facility and yard.
A GE C4 adds both braking and pushing power to a westbound BNSF load of what looks like DDG. The train has just come off Curtis Hill, and is now headed for the open expanses of northwest Oklahoma ... (more)
Early in the morning, a trio of BNSF GEVOs rolls off the hill between the summit and Quinlan with an eastbound stack train in tow.
A KCS conductor watches closely as his train steps over the east switch at Metro, TX. At the switch, his train will diverge onto its own tracks that lead back to Dallas--KCS's Alliance Sub. The in... (more)
As BNSF 7144 East pulls to a stop in Clovis Yard, an eastbound hot-shot appears on Main 2. In the distance at left is the big engine facility here.
Amtrak No. 822 North crosses UP's Duncan Sub as it heads for Oklahoma City. In the background is the huge Gavilon Grain elevator.
Far from the person that's controlling her, 6926 is working the east end of the yard without anyone in the cab.
A GP38-2 pulls a string of BNSF gondolas out of the hump yard.
Metra 419 West departs Chicago Union Station for the suburbs. In the background is the heart of Chicago, where the Chicago River is surrounded by beautiful buildings.
A pair of remote-control UP SD38-2s pulls a long string of cars westward, and in a moment will reverse direction and push them over the hump.
BNSF GEs idle in Provo Yard late in the afternoon below the snow-capped peaks of the Wasatch Mountains.
BNSF 7037 south, a manifest out of Wishram, WA, climbs the heavy grade out of the Columbia River Gorge.
BNSF 4319 West, a loaded coal train, makes its way along the river below eroded volcanic bluffs.
A train arriving at Gest St. meets a 264 RoadRailer departing in the opposite direction. The southbound's conductor has off-boarded, and is the man on the ground stepping into view just now.
A single GE leads an eastbound intermodal train at Reunion.