Westbound empty garbage train
After dropping off a few cars at the Rocla Concrete Tie plant off to the right, the conductor and brakeman head back to the lead unit of this all EMD consist discussing the next customer to work w... (more)
Westbound grain train
Running 4th in a fleet of 7 westbounds, BNSF 5359 blasts through Cadiz in the early afternoon. The train will take the siding at Amboy for 3 hotshots to run around.
BNSF 5359 west struggles up the long grade to the summit at Ash Hill, about 5 miles into it's climb that started at Amboy, this heavy train will make the summit just about sunset.
The Arctic Air mass is still in the area as snow from Wednesday is still on the ground with the Laurel to Denver Manifest leaving Boulder with the Front Range Foothills and Valmont Power Plant in ... (more)
As the day is close to coming to an end, the daily KCKDEN heads into the BNSF yard at Pueblo with the sun’s golden rays lighting up itself and the jointed UP mainline rails to its left.
Leaning into the super elevated curve at Boone, the L-PWR0357 heads into the small town with a train of empty covered hoppers including one interestingly tagged unit second from the front.
After needing a bronco escort through the snowy Feather River Canyon, BNSF 4576 finally catches some sunlight as it rolls through Oroville. The tail end of the storm still rages above the mountain... (more)
The conductor gives a friendly wave as BNSF 8782 & FMX 4070 lead westbound empties.
M BRCGAL's great lash-up shoves back to the train waiting on M1. In the process, it passes under the classic CB&Q searchlights.
BNSF 5229 & 4782 lead a westbound grain train.