After a locomotive failure near Shelby, MT, on the westbound trip, the Empire Builder was forced to once again add a freight engine, which ended up staying on for the eastbound trip. The tr... (more)
With the Longmont Switch in the clear, the Denver - Great Falls Manifest patiently waits for the local to roll up NSS Longs Peak so they can get another warrant to depart the siding.
Just before sunset, the Longmont Switch can be seen cresting Berthoud Hill as they meet a pretty short northbound manifest that is seen parked in the siding at Longs Peak.
The sun is just about to fade away behind the mountains as the northbound manifest coasts down Berthoud Hill while passing by farms and country road crossings.
As the cactus looks on, a stack train rolls through the canyon just west of Kingman Arizona on a very busy evening on the Transcon.
an eastbound NS intermodal train with a BNSF C44-9W, BNSF ES44DC and MRL SD45 sits at Garland Avenue awaiting a new crew before departing out of Louisville.
A pigeon perched on the main line at the south end of Lake Wanda has just caught sight of the train bearing down on it, and is about to fly for its life as a grain train idles in the siding.
Grain empties westbound entering Hawley. Note Chris from C. Visions Productions in the upper right grabbing some video for an upcoming project!
BNSF 4186 rolls down river.
Ore empties pass equipment to be used to remove an abandoned Soo Line overpass.
BNSF 4186 is climbing towards Summit at 15 mph. Two more unmanned remote Dash 9’s are pushing hard on the rear.
BNSF 4186 leads a loaded grain westbound past the Glacier Park Station.