An eastbound Z train heads over Nason Creek at "The Slot" rock cut. A waning crescent moon can be seen high in the sky to the left.
It's 11:00 AM Saturday morning near an area known by railfans as "The Slot" while a Z train and Nason Creek roll and flow eastward in the Cascade Mountains.
On a cold Friday morning another loaded oil train weaves into Selkirk Yard from the west. CSXT has been rotating these Buckeye Terminal crude trains almost on a daily basis with the yard crew fer... (more)
BNSF C44-9W #1021 leads an empty grain train over a bridge just east of the Rock Island Bridge on a clear sunny morning.
Number 8 makes its way past downtown Saint Paul running about three to four hours late; most likely due to engine problems.
Usually passing through earlier in the day. Amtraks Empire Builder crosses the Kinnickinnic River swing bridge as it heads south towards Chicago. The train usually passes through here 4 hours earl... (more)
As a nice summer day comes to a close, a southbound BNSF intermodal meets a northbound UP intermodal on the Chamber's creek lift bridge. Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)Location: Steilacoom, Washington, USALocomotive #: BNSF 1021Train ID: n/aPhoto Date: June 24, 2008
The Sea Chicken crosses the Columbia River just upstream from the Rock Island Dam. The bridge was reinforced years ago by building a second truss within the original bridge.
In the process of a power swap, the airline is stretched to the max as the head-end units are pulled from a westbound stack train.
A Heritage 1 Dash 9 and two Santa Fe veterans sweep around the curve just west of Clarendon Hills.
BNSF H1 Dash 9 1021 and a GP60B lead a eastbound stacker under the CB&Q signal bridge at Rochelle.
Another Heritage 1 Pumpkin eastbound through Rochelle. This time, it's accompanied by a GP60B.
Stack train heads West having crossed the Rock Island bridge over the Columbia River.