BNSF's twice weekly southbound Pikes Peak Local was approaching Larkspur, CO on the Joint Line with a bigger than normal train.
The UP local from Riverbank has reached Oakdale for (possible) interchange with the Sierra Railroad. Two of their retired Baldwins can be seen in the background. The posted speed limit clearly is ... (more)
Santa Fe-painted GP38-2 2777 leads a transfer west on UP rails.
Plenty of ex-Santa Fe motors occupy the diesel servicing facility of BNSF's Mobest Yard in Phoenix, AZ. BNSF 2860 and BNSF 8728 await work just short of the turntable on the south side of the yard... (more)
Contrasts in BNSF orange, and dirt, can be seen with BNSF 2731 and BNSF 4399 sitting side-by-side in Aberdeen. 2731 will lead a local southbound later in the day and 4399 is laying over on a geome... (more)
A particularly wet and heavy snow has disabled CSX's Cumberland Valley Subdivision between Loyall, KY and Big Stone Gap, VA, so this work train has been dispatched with a large track back-hoe on a... (more)
The first big snow storm of the season brought with it some extreme cold up in the northern plains. A fleet of BNSF standard cab EMD's idle away in negative-teen temps at the ex-Milwaukee Road rou... (more)
The first big snow storm of the season dropped plenty of powder and brought some high winds and extremely cold temps. But BNSF geeps and a leased CP GEVO battle on all the same in BNSF's Aberdeen ... (more)
It's a rather chilly morning with the temperature around -5 degrees as both the Buck and Longmont Switch power can be seen parked waiting to go to work later today. Power from both Burlington Nort... (more)
Santa Fe and Burlington Northern Geeps sit in the former Santa Fe yard in Bakerspatch.
The CSX transfer job from Glenwood puts his train together in Conrail's Island Avenue yard.
After setting out six cars on the elevator track at Victoria, the UP 1205 is in run 8 as the crew heads down the line and eventually their home terminal of Salina, Kansas.
UP 1205 slowly rolls down the aging elevator track at Ellis, Kansas as it shoves a tie scrap car back into the spur. The track to the left is part of the old yard at Ellis.