The travelers on the morning California Zephyr get two treats - a faded Dash 9 Warbonnet waiting in the BNSF engine yard and the Rocky Mountains.
C44-9W #9024 had better days. Today, assigned for a ballast train, it is standing by at ZSK yard, track 3. Curiously, all of them were overhauled by GE, in a maintenance partnership with Rumo.
A little pre-eclipse railfanning netted this short train headed into the siding at Gibb near O'Fallon, Missouri.
Grinding slowly upgrade through Cabazon, a rare leader in this region is found in the form of BNSF 5447 leading a westbound UP intermodal train on the Sunset Route toward Los Angeles.
A string of BNSF C44-9W's in the Warbonnet paint scheme, H1 & H2 paint schemes along with a long line of SD70MAC's in the H2 & Cream & Green paint schemes are seen here stored in BNSF's East Thoma... (more)
CN's hotshot Q111 cruises through Geikie behind a trio of GEs.
The Rathdrum Prairie is a small but rich region of agriculture nestled between Coeur d' Alene, Idaho and Spokane, Washington. A wide variety of different produce comes from the prairie, and althou... (more)
After receiving a track authority to proceed from 23rd St. to Fort Payne, AL down the NS AGS North-End, NS 367 (Chattanooga,TN-Birmingham,AL) pound its way over the NS controlled interlock with... (more)
A long unit tank car train slices through the Deep cuts near Doublea along the Crookton Cutoff. This train was exceptionally quiet because not a single tank car had wheel flat spots.
Vancouver Thornton, BC - Toronto MacMillan, ON freight/autos train #302 flies across the Pitikugsh River behind a pair of IC C44-9W's and 121 cars.
Clouds obscure Jasper's iconic Pyramid Mountain as BCOL C44-9W 4649 and CN SD70M-2 8831 look on, acting as Jasper's SS units.
BNSF 625 (C44-9W) leads BNSF CHIGAL west past Verona, Illinois under the old Santa Fe cantilever.