Four Montana Rail Link EMD SD70ACes add some mountain-climbing muscle as a manned helper set cut in the middle of a westbound BNSF freight as they cross Skyline Trestle just west of Skyline, Monta... (more)
UP 8763 pulling east through Big 10
One of these things is not like the others......
On the morning of July 4th MRL and 2 Livingston helpers out running to move several westbound's over Bozeman Pass. Here helper #2 returns to town as it makes it's way down the pass.
At west Livingston MRL 4307 shoves hard on the rear of a westbound coal load along with MRL 259 and 4405.
A westbound BNSF coal load as just picked up a 3 unit MRL helper set for the climb up Bozeman Pass.
As the rain begin to fall on this early cloud spring afternoon, CSX N122-30 glides pass the south-end of the siding in the outskirts of suburban Kennesaw, GA (MP WA-26.0 Day) on the CSX Western & ... (more)
MRL 4304 brings up the rear of a quartet of helpers tucked into a loaded coal train heading through Birds Eye after leaving Helena, MT. The train will spend the next hour or so climbing Mullan Pas... (more)
The famed Blue Ridge Mountains loom in the distance on a hot Sunday morning in the south and look down upon Norfolk Southern's Wabash heritage unit leading train 154 across the Tugalo River into S... (more)
The sun is starting to set as an eastbound coal train descends Mullan Pass toward Helena, MT. The train, which picked up 4 MRL helpers at Elliston, is about to cross Birds Eye Road near Tobin wher... (more)
A westbound BNSF coal train arcs through a curve along the icy Yellowstone River just west of Columbus, Montana, on the afternoon of June 24, 2017.
In low afternoon sun, a westbound BNSF coal train skirts the shore of a tranquil Missouri River in Lombard Canyon west of Lombard, Montana, on June 25, 2017
Late evening in the badlands of North Dakota, finds this westbound coal empty as it approaches Sully Springs on the Dickinson Sub.
The Lackawanna-heritage unit leads the very-low-priority KAILC through Southern California on its way to LATC near downtown Los Angeles. Railfans in SoCal were waiting on this train for at least 2... (more)
BNSF 9100 and a sister ACe lead a coal empty up the south side of the Palmer Divide in Palmer Lake, CO.