After preparing for a single shot around 0900, this train was delayed with air problems (around -30 out) and did not depart Cass Lake until 1300, giving us perfect light for a chase. Seen here roa... (more)
The Superior, Wisconsin to Grand Forks, North Dakota manifest round the bend on approach to Ebro, Minnesota. The crew is making up for lost time with a very late 1300 departure from the Cass Lake... (more)
The "BN Barstow" local from Barstow, IL to Rock Island and return got their hands on the pair of ex-BN SD60M's to handle the day's chores.
The Superior, Wisconsin to Grand Forks, North Dakota manifest crosses the over the frozen Mississippi River narrows between Lake Bemidji and Lake Irvine near downtown Bemidji. This train got off ... (more)
Three Burlington Northern EMD SD60Ms power an eastbound coal train through the Badlands past milepost 145 east of Medora, North Dakota, on July 27, 1992.
This matched pair seems to have been together for a while. Here they drag four cars from Moline into Rock Island, passing the Quad Cities Industrial Center in the back ground.
Oilcans pass idling helper power in South San Luis.
The BNSF 427 local stops at the west end of Barstow Yard next to one of the few remaining telegraph poles from the Barstow/Rock Island Pole Line. The power will head down into the yard to get thei... (more)
The BNSF 427 Local has stopped at Silvis Transfer waiting to follow an IAIS westbound to Rock Island,IL..
There really isn't much debate about the location for this shot. Another in the endless caravan of unit coal trains eases downgrade at West Caballo Jct. This train is empty, and is heading to one ... (more)
Two BN trains meet on the run at Reno Junction, WY, in the Powder River Basin. This is now triple track territory.
The Barstow Local has some big power for their trip to Rock Island and return.
A pair of SD60Ms lead a freight north towards Superior.
Potash from Trona - A Los Angeles bound Potash train from Seales Dry Lake in Trona California rounds the bend at the Mormon Rocks in the Cajon Pass as it glides down the hill on the forme... (more)