Crude oil is an increasingly popular commodity on CN due to the recent opening of two refineries in Quebec. As a result, many oil trains coming from the west are keeping their home power. Earlier ... (more)
Making the trip from Lovekin to Thornhill in only ninety minutes, BNSF GE's 7284, 6568 obviously have no contention with the York Sub grade as they rocket uphill with empty cans on U711.
With a great day of railfanning, and more importantly perfect light, me, Cameron, Roland, Steve, and Eric all head to Hilda Avenue as we get information that a CN U711 is headed our way. Thanks to... (more)
A BNSF baretable heads east through Ludlow at sunset.
Led by a clean ES44DC, an eastbound stack train blasts through Suwanee on the way to Belen.
5 Generals command their train around the twists and turns of Sullivan's Curve. As the west coast's cooler and BETTER Horse Shoe Curve, but sadly less well known, the line sees a variety of over 1... (more)
Coming Around the Bend - An Eastbound BNSF stack train approaches mile marker 57 on a cold Winters day in the Cajon Pass. The colors of the desert flora in the Winter is evident in this image whe... (more)
Exiting the tough downgrade out the east side of the Marias Pass on a beautiful Montana day.