A nortbound mixed freight rolls up the Austin Sub over the Guadalupe as fisherman cast their lines and a water rescue team practices for the next emergency.
A BNSF freight bound for the Hondo Railway at Hondo, TX passes springtime wild flowers along the Sunset Route near rural Dunlay, TX.
While waiting for UP's E-Units on the 150th train, we were entertained by several freights including one with a patched SP AC44 as a DPU.
Another hot intermodal train for the LA Basin passes through the rural area between Barstow and Victorville, preparing for its descent of Cajon Pass.
ATSF 3751 with the Grand Canyon Limited begins the climb up Ash Hill on the final day back to Los Angeles.
ATSF 3751 with the Grand Canyon Limited nears the BNSF interchange at Cadiz and the end of the slow running over the AZRC.
Little did I know in May that shooting coal trains on the Apache would become a thing of the past less than a year later. Given recent events, I'm really glad I made the driver over from Flagstaf... (more)
A former CZ dome brings up the markers on the Grand Canyon Limited as it crosses the Arizona desert on its way to Parker for the night.
The Grand Canyon Limited speeds up Ash Hill on the Transcon on its return to LA.
NS's Blue Ribbon Special heads north toward Sheffield, AL as the sun finally shines north of Birmingham.
NS 1071, the CNJ heritage unit, is positioned for the Spencer Family Portrait event at NCTM.
A BNSF OCS descends Cajon toward San Bernadino while I waited for ATSF 3751 to ascend Cajon.
NS's Blue Ribbon Special crosses the Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River near Cordova, AL on its way to Sheffield and eventually Memphis. While the F's couldn't lead, it was still a mighty f... (more)
NS local power sits quietly for the weekend in downtown Douglasville, GA in great evening light.
NS 8101, the CoG heritage unit, serves as a DPU on coal empties heading back to the mines in Virginia from western Georgia.