With Montana wildflowers in full bloom, a pair of Dash 9s shove a stack train towards Marias Pass. The Izzak Walton Inn's caboose cabins can be seen seen above the train in the background.
Westbound Z-train Chicago, IL, to Portland, OR, rolls pass this old barn that frames the countryside west of Rochelle. This was 1 of 3 westbound this warm afternoon.
Dash 9 4888 is set out at West Double A on the BNSF Transcon. The location is in the middle of nowhere. There are no regular road crossing for 25 miles to the east and maybe 100 miles to the west.... (more)
Priority UPS - LTL Intermodal Train from South Seattle, WA - Chicago, IL (Cicero Yard). (Canon EOS20D, 300mm f4.0L IS USM)
Shortly after sunrise, BNSF 4888 East, a hot pig train, roars up the giant hogback at Maine.