There's always that one train that goes against the flow of traffic during its run to/from Portland, and this eastbound empty oil train was that one train. After already meeting four trains during... (more)
A westbound double stack train, led by a 4600 series Dash-9, makes its way across a wash bridge in Kingman Canyon on a mid-March evening.
A BNSF Railway trackage rights manifest from Stockton, CA arrives in Salt Lake City via Union Pacific's Lynndyl Subdivision at Buena Vista. The train will change crews at Roper Yard with a Utah Ra... (more)
Eastbound up main #3 on a nice clear morning. Hill 582 sits in the background as this consist, including a KCS Southern Belle unit, makes it's way too me.
A westbound stacker proceeds at restricted speed after a weed spray truck fouled the main and dropped the signal in their face on the short line. You should have seen that truck hi-tail it out of ... (more)
Five engines in five paint schemes: BNSF train Q-LACCIC3-02C (Los Angeles to Chicago's CSX 59th Street Yard, replacing the old symbol LACCHF) is in the charge of BNSF 4688, BNSF 8078, BNSF 6931, ... (more)
Lots of trains on the Aurora Sub today
An empty grain train going to Emery, SD for reloading passes by an abandoned, "dancing," farmhouse on the outskirts of Bowman on former Milwaukee Road trackage.
An empty grain train continues east through the desolate countryside along the former Milwaukee Road mainline to the Pacific Northwest in southwestern North Dakota.
Ascends to Criff. Third unit is GP30U (BNSF 2413).