Leading a manifest from San Bernardino, a quartet of UP six axles have just made it to Cajon Summit and will soon be in dynamics down the Pass toward Victorville and Dagget.
EB stacks pass the model railroad-esque Flatonia, TX water tower.
Mountains may be an operational headache for the railroads, but as railfans, doncha just love the sound and drama of getting the tonnage over the hill?!
This is a West Colton, California bound manifest train.
Train #599 crossing a small frozen stream near Murray, Minnesota.
Train #599 rolls past the grain elevator at Regal on its way to Glenwood.
A new UP ES45ACCTE heads up train 599 near Watkins, Minnesota on the former Soo Line trackage now operated by Canadian Pacific.
5542 and it's Autorack waiting for a crew change as a light power move heads to the main switch
Shortly after changing crews, a nice afternoon glint reflects off of the side of a Union Pacific GEVO, head of a Westbound Auto Train. Nikon D200, 18-70mm. www.bayarearailroading.com