July 1st was a common theme of my summer. No luck at Winslow. As I did on numerous occasions I set up for the classic sunset at Winslow. On this day I would have no Eastbounds remotely close in ... (more)
ON August 12th BNSF 6112 leads a z train through the famous region so many have shot at sunset. For years I have shot this exact composition and still not come away with exactly what I was looking... (more)
On July 2 2017 a Westbound BNSF frames the gorgeous Northern Arizona skies as the monsoon season brings the best of the skies.
Burlington Northern's sharp looking SD70MACs rapidly took over the majority of the coal business as their numbers increased and were augmented by BNSF units in the Grinstein colors as well as the ... (more)
In high winds with blowing snow, SD70MAC No. 8903 pushes on the rear of an eastbound BNSF coal drag at Cameron, IL. Less than a half mile in the other direction, the Transcon flies over this main ... (more)
A manifest from the Twin Cities has just arrived at B Plant in Galesburg, IL, and will now head for the yard. Meanwhile, westbound coal empties wait in the distance to continue on the main line to... (more)
BNSF ES44C4 #6906 approaching Tehachapi Summit on the point of a northbound stack train.
BNSF ES44C4 #6838 leading a J.B. Hunt stack train downgrade thru the Tehachapi mountains between the sidings of Marcel and Walong.
On the morning of August 13 I set out for the last silhouette shots of the year as the sun begins to rise further south. Arizona did not disappoint!
On the morning of August 26 I had a shot in mind, so I set up at a frequently visited spot for the glint. Like a few weeks prior had a few trains backed up. The auto train had been sitting there ... (more)
BNSF 4190 is headed west with a long string of auto racks in tow. One spot Ive been eyeing for quite some time that I finally got the shot.
An empty BNSF iron ore train heads back to Minnesota for another load of taconite. Directly in front of us is the Mississippi, covered in snow and ice.
Late in the afternoon, a southbound coal train meets a train with loads of "snap-track" headed for Argentine Yard.
Five big GEs roll off the summit of Curtis Hill with a hot eastbound Z train.
At midday in January 2015, an eastbound BNSF stack train heads out of Woodford, OK, the largest town by far for miles around. Woodward is both a railroad town and an oil refining center.