This afternoon BNSF's and CN's Centralia, IL, yard jobs were exchanging cars at a crossover between the two railroads near downtown Centralia.
UP's Rio Grande "heritage" unit was leading UP's normally nocturnal Pueblo to Denver North Yard manifest through Palmer Lake, CO
A westbound UP manifest was just entering Santa Fe trackage rights at Dagget coming around the sharp ninety degree connecting track off UP own main. This train will run on one hundred miles of San... (more)
A northbound UP inspection special was passing through Palmer Lake, CO on the Joint Line this afternoon right after a thunder storm passed.
An eastbound BNSF manifest was negotiating Crozier Canyon near the east end west of Truxton
Before the canyon wars and the addition of a second track an eastbound BNSF intermodal train was crossing the third bridge from the west end of the canyon which is located about twenty miles east ... (more)
A northbound Up manifest was splitting the old SP searchlight intermediate signal between the south siding switch Rowen and the north siding switch Woodford. These signals have been replaced since... (more)
DH train passing under EL Starucca Viaduct
In a scene that USED to be repeated many times a day after helping an eastbound train to Summit in Tehachapi, CA, a set of lite helpers drifts downgrade westbound past Woodford siding.
For a short period UP used yard power on the two locals that operated south out of East LA yard down to the port of Long Beach on the San Pedro Branch. Here, the afternoon "Harbor Local"... (more)
Eastbound UP train climbing through Echo Canyon near Emory station
A pair of MK rebuids lead an eastbound NOPB BS transfer out of NOPB's yard along the MS river in New Orleans near the French Quarter
A BNSF northbound coal empty was exiting Wendover Canyon approaching Cassa, WY
Passing through a moonlike landscape a BNSF Z train has just departed the Needles CA crew change headed for AZ and points east.
ExSanta Fe now BNSF 8701 leads an eastbound BNSF manifest climbing out of Caliente in the Tehachapi Mountains. For reasons unkown to me almost twenty years after the merger the entire class of GP6... (more)