A BNSF coal train led by 9931 (SD70MAC) races by an idle SD40-2 that will soon follow, leading a string of auto carriers north from Brighton, Colorado.
The nightly freight is northbound for Fairbanks with a large block of container/TOFC traffic. 102 trailers and an unknown amount of containers makes for a lengthy freight seen here crossing the Ma... (more)
The sun slipped into a small hole lighting up the scene and the storm that had stalled over the area all day made a brilliant backdrop. Montana weather can be challenge to shoot, but very rewardi... (more)
BNSF 9848 & 9489 lead westbound empties.
A faded SD70MAC and semi-new SD70ACe return empty coal cars back to the mines in Wyoming to be loaded once again with black diamonds for Texas through Tonville, CO.
BNSF 9605, still in the executive scheme, leads westbound empties.
CN 767 is passing through Waterford, Michigan with coal empties from Consumers Energy.
A trio of EMD power brings an empty hopper train into Willmar for a crew change on a bright spring morning. The tracks in the foreground lead to the locomotive servicing area.
Empties returning westbound over NS, a run through BNSF train with BN locomotive missing its logo, probably bound for Powder River coal passes the tiny village of Pettisville is western Ohio.
A pair of Mac's lead E945 out of Wyoming yard and past a loaded N956 awaiting a recrew and also passes the old PM signals that are set to be replaced in the very near future.
BNSF #8819 leads a loaded coal drag through Pine Junction shortly after sunrise.
As those of us who live in places like Vegas bake through another desert summer, this scene from a cold Halloween day in Alaska looks very refreshing. Northbound Whittier freight crosses Twenty Mi... (more)
A pair of 70MACs and an obvious foreign visitor from the Utah Railway head for Boyles with auto racks full of automobiles from a Montgomery assembly plant at their head end.