A hundred more empties bound for the Bakken oil fields weave their way up the Mississippi River in the light of the setting sun.
To access the BNSF Engine Servicing Facility via the south entrance, engines have to wind their way through the pillars of the Park Avenue Viaduct.
The last rays of the day catch a westbound stack train heading to the port of Los Angeles through Fullterton.
Eastbound BNSF manifest train climbing Cajon Pass above Alray with San Gabriel Mountains in distance
A manifest slowly rolls south through Clara City as a grain train and its power sit idle on a warm Saturday afternoon.
Former ATSF Dash 9 #637 and company make a smokey departure from the siding at Elsberry, MO, with a long cut of empty Dakota-bound tank cars.
CN 451 slips into the sleeping town of Huntsville about an hour before sunrise, with icy fog lifting off the frozen surface of Hunter's Bay in the background.
As the sun sinks behind the Tehachapi Mountains a northbound BNSF stack train makes its way across the Mojave Desert floor between the sidings of Bissell and Sanborn. It has spent the last hour i... (more)
The "49er" brings an empty grainer over the mountain in the morning, eastbound and down at the Gaynor ess curve.