Yet again another train is running late and it's NS 212. After 172 came 154 came by this guy shows up make good speed, but would have to ride approaches for about 15 miles until 154 could get to T... (more)
Daily Edmonton-Calgary manifest is rumbling south near the hamlet of Grainger. Up ahead is the Bircham grade which will have this 8400 ton train down to a walking pace. That poor old 5557 (traili... (more)
Making the trip from Lovekin to Thornhill in only ninety minutes, BNSF GE's 7284, 6568 obviously have no contention with the York Sub grade as they rocket uphill with empty cans on U711.
With a great day of railfanning, and more importantly perfect light, me, Cameron, Roland, Steve, and Eric all head to Hilda Avenue as we get information that a CN U711 is headed our way. Thanks to... (more)
ETTS!Before the UPS container days, "trailer jet" pig trains could be seen across the Transcon. These days, all of the hot Z9's look like stack trains. BNSF's hottest train, the Z-WSPNBY9, ... (more)
Smash in the snow! In the snowstorm, CN 327 punch snowdrift across Centrale Street crossing in the small town of Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka.
CN 2288 lead CN 308.
A heavy doublestack destined for reblocking at Clovis, NM works East up the stiff grade towards the Continental Divide.
Train VS winter wrath! In the snowstorm, CN 327 try to plow away all the snow accumulated on the tracks.
CN 2322 lead CN 308 in the snow.
With the mercury still above 70 degrees just minutes after another stunning southern California sunset, a BNSF stack train races across the Mojave Desert toward Needles and points east.
A pair of BNSF engines lead the NS intermodal over the Potomac River from Maryland into West Virginia following a significant Mid-Atlantic snowstorm.
A BNSF South Seattle-Chicago intermodal cruises along the Columbia River after its crew change in Wenatchee about 15 miles west of this location. It had met a late running Empire Builder at Malaga... (more)
Southern Snowpocalypse! NS 221 heads south out of Greenville with a fresh crew as the snow continues to fall in South Carolina.