I will always remember June 2, 1990. It was the day I learned a lot about Montana weather and necessity shopping at K Mart. This Virginia boy had just left the world of short sleeve shirts only ... (more)
A westbound BN unit grain train climbs up Marias Pass at Summit, MT on June 2, 1990, led by Oakway SD60 No. 9064.
Just off the plane, I scoot to Northtown. The SD60s are being moved around. Six to the Susquehanna, a bunch to Canadian National. After this spin on the turntable, who knows where 9019 is heade... (more)
Just off the plane, I hightail it to Northtown. I was quite surprised to see all of the blue in a usually green and orange stored power lines.
EMD 9039 leads a southbound BNSF stack train bound for Tacoma WA through Sumner WA as the tip of the full moon starts to rise over Mt. Rainier on May 30, 2007.
A Southbound coal load headed to Amarillo has just went over the South switch at Academy siding on Colorado's Joint line. This typical 90's lash-up includes Oakway SD60 9001, Santa Fe SD40 5013, B... (more)
A westbound SATX unit coal train threads gingerly thru a "shoo fly" built around some construction.
2 Oakway SD60's lead 2 Burlington Northern C30-7's Southbound on Main 1 with a coal load destined for Amarillo, Texas.
A nice, bright, Oakway unit was a nice surprise as it led Q-376 down the "ramp" and onto the ex P&LE main at West Pittsburg.
A pair of SD60's lead a eastbound coal empty up Bozeman Pass, The 9021,9229 lead the way and even with an empty this will be a slow trip up the hill.