Richmond to Birmingham Al, rack train races across the Tehachapi Valley near Monolith.
A very busy July 4th morning produced 12 Southbound trains between 6-10am! BNSF 8145 brings up the end of the massive fleet of trains leading a H-PASBAR at Cable.
East of Tehachapi near the old SP location of Eric, where a wye once was in place during steam days to turn helper engines that assisted Westbound trains up from Mojave. BNSF 7112 leads a Vancouve... (more)
UP 8045 South holds the siding at Bealville as a BNSF northbound BARPAS passes by on the main.
Can't beat this train for variety. One of the reasons to frequent Tehachapi Pass is that most of the BNSF manifests usually have everything but the kitchen sink for power. You won't find this in C... (more)
CN 520 enter in Joffre Yard by a beautiful afternoon
Stack trains meet at Quinlan, with the westbound closest to us.
Taken from the appropriately named "Dog Beach Park", BNSF 7660 leads a train off the long bridge into Sandpoint.ID. on a very warm June evening.
As thunderstorms seem to be brewing from every direction, here we see an usual sight. BNSF #7575 leads Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief #3 past an active set of semaphore signals; located in Cha... (more)
Late on a winter afternoon, a heavy westbound manifest trudges up the eastern slope of Curtis Hill behind three ACs.
After a length stop for a red signal, BNSF 7887 is on its way to the St. Paul Yard
BNSF 7896, 5528, 6682, & 7637 lead a westbound intermodal train.
S-CHCTAC3 eases up to Grand Crossing and a crew change. The inbound crew is short on time and cannot cross the CP tracks until Amtrak #7 passes, so the new crew will meet them across the diamond.... (more)