Fall brings a steady parade of grain traffic to the northern routes. BNSF 7200 East is gliding off Winston hill as it passes the classic NP-era cantilever and searchlight signals in Townsend, MT o... (more)
Train 056 eases through downtown Birmingham with a train full of Military Tanks and a set of well cars as a buffer.
Westbound at Christie, about 5 miles east of Richmond, California, in the morning.
Upon reaching the Summit at Tehachapi, Double Stacks start stretching it out past the rebuilt Railroad Station.
An eastbound coal train snakes along the North Platte River in the desolate confines of Wendover Canyon between Wendover and Cassa. The train is working towards Guernsey off the Orin Sub. The Cany... (more)
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe coal train crosses the South Platte River departing BNSF’s 31st Street Yard in Denver, Colorado, on February 11, 2001. The train is headed southbound for Colorado’s ... (more)
Hauling Utah coal eastbound, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe coal train descends the front range of the Rocky Mountains at Rocky, Colorado, on Union Pacific’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision, on June 18,... (more)
An eastbound loaded taconite train is on the wrong main as they work out of LaCrosse towards Prairie du Chien. Here the train passes thru Genoa, about 20 miles of LaCrosse. This section of thew Au... (more)
Leaving San Luis Obispo behind in the late afternoon light, Amtrak's southbound Coast Starlight races into Edna sporting a warbonnet leader and Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit.
A rail replacement program was underway in 2013 on the Hannibal Sub. This train is moving south (railroad west) past the grain elevators at Annada, Missouri.
A pair of "Oakways" bring this Cilco, Edwards station coal train towards the TP&W yards. The BNSF would bring the train to Peoria, the Peoria & Pekin Union (P&PU) would transfer it to t... (more)
Early morning sun provides some nice lighting on a Dash 9 crossing Peruque creek on the Hannibal Sub.
A BNSF Geometry train made a rare appearance to the snowy BNSF Glorieta Subdivision this afternoon. Freight traffic is a very uncommon sight to the line, and with the endangerment of the semaphore... (more)
In the Hole at Daggett - An eastbound manifest waits in the hole at Daggett for traffic with higher priority to pass.
BNSF power on to ties on to Ringling Brothers - Barnum & Bailey train at E. Moline, IL