One of the more interesting lashups we saw. We were surprised of the amount of foreign power out here on the BNSF transcon.
Two DPU's lean hard into an intermodal roaring slowly upgrade in the canyon. A careful observer can spot Maryann getting her shots.
A westbound manifest rushes across the drywash in the desert environment of Kingman Canyon.
Dedicated to my wife and RP contributor Maryann Pickering, who tripped over a cactus attempting to get a shot of this train. Two hours later she was patched up and out again.
DPU's help with the descent downgrade on the bottom of this intermodal. Note the windmills in the distance.
A Z makes the classic Kingman Canyon Shot.
Our 2nd train of the day was this manifest with an interesting lashup of power.
An eastbound stack train charges over the crest of Walapai as it battles up towards Yamapai Hill and Crozier Canyon as the sun begins to set over the Kingman area.
Actually even though this is intermodal country we did see a fair number of manifest freght out here. An empty coal train can be seen on the eastbound track.
Two BNSF trains meeting in Kingman Canyon with domestics heading east and international containers heading west.
Some nice fluffy snow is falling and there's not a GE in sight at the roundhouse in Willmar.
Brand new C4's lead a Los Angeles bound Q train through Highgrove.