BNSF Warbonnet leads CSX Q667 approaching Statham on a sunny start to March
Another big Philly bound oil storms the big curve for New Baltimore. I always liked the H2 painted Macs.
A BNSF DPU trails on an empty hopper train as it transits MRL back to BNSF rails at Laurel and on to the Powder River Basin for another load of coal. This view from the east side of Livingston se... (more)
This BNSF train is headed west on the BNSF Marceline Sub near Ethel, Missouri. In this area there is a little piece of mountain railroading called Cardy Hill where grades approach 1.8 percent.
Interchanged at Rouses Point NY, Canadian National #529 leans into the curve coming into St-Jean amidst light flurries
Clearing snow is a never-ending winter struggle on Marias Pass, especially this year. Here a "mini-dozer" (ballast regulator) clears a yard track at Essex. This machine has a neat attachment to it... (more)
It is hard to believe that BNSF has only 25 or so of these classic end-cab EMD switchers left in service. Here a SW1500 and MP15 arrive in Superior to pick up a cut of cars for Duluth. Tight indus... (more)
Cruising on tracks as straight as an arrow, this loaded coal train on the BNSF Hannibal Sub is headed for North St. Louis.
Westbound Z train going through Edmonds.
BNSF Galesburg turn arrives Barstow,IL. Yard.
Two warbonnets westbound at Barstow,IL..
BNSF Clinton Local in the clear at LeClaire,IA. for a southbound CP train.
Eastbound stacks under code blue conditions with a -24F air temp. On this day Essex recorded a record low of -35F and it was -40F just before dawn at this spot at the summit of Marias Pass.
An eastbound empty BNSF coal train along the Flathead River on a beautiful fall day. Train is running over MRL's scenic 10th Sub.
A westbound Gold Bar turn is heading over to Richmond Beach to drop off a cut of cars at the Paramount. The weather is starting to make a transition after a series of storms drenched the Pacific N... (more)