BNSF 2321 South heads south through Justin, TX, with a short string of pigs. It's unclear where the train originated, perhaps coming from Metro where KCS handed them off.
Pushing on the rear of a loaded, westbound grain train, DPU No. 8543 is about to duck under the Dallas Convention Center.
As C&NW and SP power idles in the yard, a downhill freight passes on one of the two main line tracks.
WP 3513 East roars northward through the lower Sacramento Valley, at Kingdon, CA, on its way to Salt Lake City.
Metra F40PH No. 176 is running in push mode as it powers an eastbound commuter train.
BN 2081 makes its way out of the yard as it heads for the Oregon Trunk.
At dusk, SP 359 West, a loaded UP grain train out of the Midwest, is parked at Vail awaiting a new crew . In the distance we can see the headlight of another parked westbound.
CSX 494 West roars around the corner and overtakes another westbound CSX intermodal train on the adjacent main track.
In the early morning, a couple of remote-control SD40-2s idle at the center of the yard.
After a long, productive career, five members of SP's fleet of SD7s sit quietly in the yard awaiting disposition.
As dusk settles over the Red Sandstone Cliffs east of Gallup, an eastbound local makes its way uphill toward the Continental Divide.
UP 844, with her big, 23,000-gallon tender, has just crossed over to Main Two, and is headed for the Midlothian Sub.
A pair of SW1500s delivered the previous January pulls a train out of the yard for switching.
The Stockton Sub dispatcher is running an Amtrak San Joaquin around a westbound Santa Fe coiled steel train at Sando. The steel train will deliver its cargo just a few miles to the west at USS POS... (more)
Two KCS GP22ECOs wait to hand off their string of pigs to a northbound BNSF Z train at Metro.