A ballast train pauses in Palmer Lake, CO before continuing in the other direction using the northbound track on October 13, 2017.
The red is fading to pink but there still going as three ex- ATSF war-bonnets climb out of Orion,IL.with 68 cars for Galesburg.
The sun begins to rise over Winslow, AZ as yet another stack train departs the crew change terminal.
BNSF C44-9W 5019 brings up the rear of a Tulsa-Barstow manifest crossing over from Main 1 to Main 2 at Bebo on BNSF's predominately left handed running Gallup Sub.
Willow Springs-North Bay trailers scream west on the Seligman Sub.
CN A446 heads south at Byron, WI.
BNSF C44-9W 4794 leads a long 171 platform S LPKSCO into Williams Junction.
A trio of BNSF Dash 9s hustle an LA bound stack train west on the Seligman Sub into the rapidly setting sun.
BNSF 5251 leads a mixed freight along the ridge in Westminster, Colorado.
CN X323, split from M32391 05 (Gary, IN - Winnipeg, MB) at Capreol, Ontario departs Armstrong with a short train of 80 cars
BNSF C44-9W 4412 brings up the rear of a Q CHISBD at East Darling.
BNSF C44-9W 4985 leads a short 51 car Barstow-Kansas City manifest east at West Darling on BNSF's Seligman Sub.
A quartet of GEs hustle a Willow Springs destined Z train through Williams Junction.
BNSF C44-9W 5151 lifts an El Paso bound vehicle train off of the Phoenix Sub at West Williams Jct and proceeds east onto the busy Seligman Sub.
Rumbling down the one percent grade of the Crookton Cutoff, a westbound Q intermodal train for Stockton, CA snakes through the S-curve near West Doublea.