A westbound BNSF coal train passes through Barr, Colorado, at dawn on December 2, 2010. As the DPUs pass by, thin clouds are turning pastel shades of yellow, orange and red by the rising winter su... (more)
CSX 4710 leads a southbound autorack train through Hartselle.
This is a northbound coal empty on the Canyon Sub. This train is between Elkhorn and Bridger Jct. It is just cresting a hill at milepost 127. You can tell where the crest of the grade is. The lead... (more)
An empty coal train approaches Rowlesburg after descending Cranberry Grade.
This Chicago, IL, to Dilworth, MN, vehicle train accelerates out of Savanna as a loaded sand train holds at CP 1462 for traffic to clear off the Barstow Sub. SD70MAC's aren't real common in genera... (more)
#4, with a 70MAC leader, winds through the riverbank curves of the Topeka Sub running approximately 10 hours late.
BNSF 9844 with a westbound manifest is nearly to the top of the grade and the Continental Divide at Marias Pass as it enters two main track territory at Summit after a long pull off the high plain... (more)
CSXT Northbound Freight Train Q648-29 passing through Renfroe
L415 sits at Brunswick waiting for a clear signal to head east with one of the notorious 4700/4800 series SD70MACs on the point. These 130 unit along with the 20 SD70ACes are known best for the te... (more)
ARR 4011 and five sister MACs lead a long string of empty coal hoppers down the mainline in Anchorage. If you're a fan of EMD and tons of power, you gotta love these coal trains on the Alaska Rai... (more)
Three burners on the head end as coal loads head for Superior.
BNSF 9727 & 8811 lead westbound empties.
Westbound coal empties catch the last rays of golden light as they work back to the Powder River for another load.
Bnsf 9647 leans into the curve in old monroe on the Hannibal sub glad to see this unit before it was gone.
The Aurora Winter Train breezes north under the Old Glenn Highway overpass. With the days getting longer, it's easier to catch this train in the Anchorage-area on its departure out of town on Sat... (more)