Coal hoppers roll east through Bismarck, past the historic Northern Pacific railroad station. The 1900-built depot is slightly unusual in that its design is Spanish mission-style, which is not too... (more)
BNSF 9741 leads 2 BNSF pumpkins carrying oil tanker train K040 to the refinery. This was one of the few trains that had foreign power up front on a late April day
BNSF 7604 leads V-AMOKCK3 24A north on the BNSF Thayer South Subdivision. The train is passing the Mammoth Springs Arkansas depot that has a "Frisco Caboose". The depot serves as a smal... (more)
A WB NS freight trains goes through the town of Momence over the UP Villa Grove Sub on a very nice spring day.
It never fails... 4.7hpt & you get stuck behind the herd! BNSF 7947, 4517, 6666 & 8025 leads this Q-train that took nearly 4hrs to getup the hill!
Apologies to UP fans, but UP power - at least on the Van Buren Sub - is generally dirty/rusty/scruffy, and until recently we rarely saw pool power in these parts. That has changed, with an influx... (more)
Westward Bound - With the Old Women Mountains for the back drop, a westbound stack train crests the Cadiz grade out of the Essex Valley and starts the decent into Amboy California.
A BNSF Denver to Stockton manifest rolls through the Price River Canyon.
EBCS West Danby - A westbound stack train trolls thorough Danby California with three units from the infamous Barstow Power Pool.
Four Ball n Three Aces - With the Old Women Mountains for the back drop, a westbound stack train crests the Cadiz grade out of the Essex Valley and starts the decent into Amboy California.
Through the Sticks at West Cadiz - An eastbound stacker rolls through whats left of the crooked Tamerisk forest at West Cadiz where the wicked witch of the East lived before the deregulatio... (more)
The Wye at Cadiz - An eastbound mix of power rockets through the interchange yard at Cadiz California.
The two tracks on the left are the Cadiz Subdivision of the Arizona and California ... (more)
A lucky break in the clouds lined up with the arrival of this bare table on the BNSF Marceline Sub.