A UP sand train heads southbound on the Mankato Sub east (north on timetables) of Lake Crystal.
Unfortunately, someone in La Crosse decided to add a pair of NS units on top of the GP28 & Warbonnnet C44-9W, but the scenery makes up for the mediocre locomotives. This is the La Crosse-Northtow... (more)
After a 14 hour drive from Chicago we made it into Cheyenne 30 minutes before sunset which was perfect timing to catch UP 1988 East leading MRVNPP.
Norfolk Southern No. 1086 heads west through Chesapeake, VA with a long V17 on the Norfolk District.
A BNSF ethanol heads west through Santa Fe Jct.
During the golden hour on a July evening, the UP Southern Pacific heritage unit leads the eastbound "Salad Shooter" Q090 as it passes through the vineyards that line the shores of Lake Erie in wes... (more)
UP 8872 leads a WB manifest over Cienega Creek
A Westbound empty coal train rolls through the Haymarket of Lincoln. In the background, the DPUs of a grain train block the path of a Havelock Zephyr car transfer.
UP 8709, NS 7259, UP7848, 7496, 4812, 6679, 7061 on the point of a 133 car eastbound manifest. Most of the engines are offline. There is a dpu cut in 61 cars back.
UP 9050, BNSF 6831, & UP 5058 lead a westbound stack train.
With heavy upgrades underway to the 10th Sub, the Night Gas runs the longer, but just as scenic 4th Sub. Seen here ambling along the Clark Fork, they will follow the river for a good portion of th... (more)
With the preferred route undergoing heavy upgrades, the Night Gas takes the long way to Pipeline via the 4th Sub, seen here blasting through a rock cut just east of Frenchtown.
Racing across the desert east of Cajon Summit, BNSF 8519 leads this eastbound stack train towards Barstow.
BNSF 8519 leads eastbound stacks through Sullivan's Curve in the early morning as it climbs Cajon Pass.
UP 8434, 4464, 6739, 7210, 5944, 8230, 2273, 6475 are eastbound with a manifest. Eastbound power moves appear to occur daily.