Early in the morning, a westbound BNSF manifest meets an eastbound pig on the steep hill between Bena and Sandcut, CA.
Southbound below Sunbury.
CN C44-9W 2649, SD75I 5764, SD60F 5511.
On a quick trip up North we headed straight for the "Darling overlook". There were quite a few trains in the area and we never really figured out what was going on but it sure made for ... (more)
CN C44-9W 2548 and ES44AC 2894 idle outside of the Leyland Bunkhouse while their crew takes a rest before heading back to the mine to load more coal.
The stillness of Spartanburg, SC, is broken by the crew of Norfolk Southern train 119 getting their train together before heading south to Greenville, SC.
For the second time in a week, the 23K featured the ex-Indiana Railroad SD90MAC, making it a popular tourist attraction in Massachusetts on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.
Crossing the Columbia River from Washington into Oregon, a southbound BNSF manifest slowly starts his journey over the Oregon Trunk.
Well after sundown, BNSF 716 South stops in the siding short of a road crossing in Thackerville, OK. His conductor is peering around the lead unit to see if he can spot the westbound the dispatche... (more)
A CNW line up at IRM with the 411, 4160, 1689, 6847, 8646. The CNW 4160 has since been stripped of its CNW paint in preparation for a fresh paint job.
Sometimes at a photo shoot the best shots aren't even part of the shoot. With the CNW night shoot at IRM all done, and the only people left are the crews putting power away we find 8701 sitting ou... (more)
BNSF 4664 south (GE C44-9W) with a stack train.
The travelers on the morning California Zephyr get two treats - a faded Dash 9 Warbonnet waiting in the BNSF engine yard and the Rocky Mountains.
C44-9W #9024 had better days. Today, assigned for a ballast train, it is standing by at ZSK yard, track 3. Curiously, all of them were overhauled by GE, in a maintenance partnership with Rumo.