A new years day consist lead by SD70MAC 4544 pulls it's train through downtown Akron on New years day
Little Train - Great Land!
A pair of SD70MACs lead the short little northbound Saturday Winter Aurora passenger train out of the end of the road village of Talkeetna and into the w... (more)
Back when the days were longer and the hillsides were more colorful I caught a mixed freight of UP/BNSF interchange and COFC coming north from a connection with the AML Barge in Whittier. The tra... (more)
A westbound coal train is coming thru Graham on the outskirts of Galesburg. The new BN SD70MAC's started showing up in November 1993, and this MAC was built in 5-94. The BNSF went thru a big chang... (more)
An Eddie Bauer brings up the rear of an eastbound coal train.
During a decent snow squall CSX X384 comes through down with a SD70MAC for a leader, seems like these units are making a come back seeing how they are popping up on alot of trains.
The BNSF was just beginning to experiment with DP power and their MAC's on heavy trains. One of the test trains were on these Granite City taconite trains. Here NT400 pulls into Galesburg off the ... (more)
Golden hour light bathes the scene as the Coastal Classic rolls north alongside the Seward Highway and Turnagain Arm, slowly clicking off the miles to Anchorage.
On a remarkably warn and sunny end to August, a pair of SD70MACs have nearly 8,000 feet of train trailing on the drawbars as they wind their way along the Turnagain Arm.
The conductor on the 120N is enjoying a warm late August day with the window wide open as this pair of SD70MACs have nearly 10,000 tons of mixed freight and containers from the Lower 48 in tow ove... (more)
Nearly 8,000 feet of mixed freight and containers from the Lower 48 snake their way along the Turnagain Arm about 20 miles from the trains destination in Anchorage.
The tail end of train 120N is still stretched out in the joint use Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel as the head end passes over Placer Creek on the journey back to Anchorage.
With a friendly wave from the engineer and with moments to spare before the sun falls below the horizon, the northbound Anchorage to Fairbanks freight glides across the Matanuska River.
Back when coal was still king, two empty hopper trains swap crews at the small town of Ravenna, NE.
Norfolk Southern Vehicle Train 270 heads back West to BNSF East Thomas Yard in Birmingham, AL. As they pass through Pell City, AL. With Auto Racks from the Honda Plant in Lincoln, AL. NS 270 no lo... (more)