Madison to Galesburg manifest heads north at WR Tower.
The 5 Great Falls of Missouri River are full of History from Lewis and Clark to James Hill of the Great Northern. This bridge over Rainbow Falls was built by the Montana Central as part of a line... (more)
A fresh and clean looking rebuilt SD40-2R looks good in the morning sun as they pass by the former depot in Bob Dylan's hometown of Hibbing, MN while on the way to the Minorca mine.
A nice summer morning finds the Kelly Lake local heading over from it's namesake to the Minorca mine using trackage rights to deliver hoppers of bentonite clay for pellet production.
BNSF 4987 leads the M-BARVAW off of main 2/siding at CP Avery on the BNSF Fallbridge Subdivision. The train just came off the BNSF Oregon Trunk about 20-30 minutes before the new crew came on duty... (more)
BNSF 7474 leads this unit train loaded with new concrete ties into the house track siding at CP Avery on the BNSF Fallbridge Subdivision, in the Columbia River Gorge.
Evening drop under light makes the colors on the rebuilt ex-ATSF SD45-2 5643 now BNSF SD40-2R almost glow while the four person crew takes the siding to wait for a eastbound train before they can ... (more)
With some rain coming, the engineer, conductor, trainer and the trainee on the Rapids local hurries to drop off the cut of cars for the Sappi paper plant and re-assemble their train before taking ... (more)
A westbound empty grain train out of the Albany Port with an interesting symbol and a clean EMD leader revs up to speed out of Unionville after getting a new crew from Selkirk Yard.
All sorts of color at the locomotive service area at Galesburg Yard
Santa Fe all the way leads across the old ATSF trackage in Galesburg.
The best leader of the ABA set returns to Galesburg after a run to drop a train on the Mendota sub to free room in the yard.
The view from the office on the afternoon of July8-2014 finds BNSF SD70MAC 9666 bringing up the rear of a east bound coal drag while running across CN's former GTW in Griffith, Indiana. Permissio... (more)
7:45am. Time to start my morning on the Cajon Pass.
The northbound Robert Banks coal train sitting just south of Bayside Yard.