As westbound Q train with a KCS Belle SD70ACe trailing roars out of Canyon as it passes by Lubbock Jct on its way west
A westbound stack train shows of the undulating terrain of the BNSF Hereford Sub as it approaches CP Washington in Amarillo, TX
Sobering Reminder A makeshift memorial stands guard at the Dowell Rd. Grade Crossing in Canyon remembering a fatal crash that occoured when the driver entered the crossing after a westboun... (more)
It has been a little over 40 years since the once proud passenger trains of the Santa Fe and Ft. Worth and Denver Railroads called on Amarillo. Today the former Santa Fe depot is still in Great co... (more)
After a quick service stop in Logan, 844 is on the move westbound as it crosses over the Canadian River Trestle in Logan, NM. My grandmother lived in Logan prior to her passing and I had always wa... (more)
UP 844 under the command of engineer Ed Dickens blows off some steam as it departs Dalhart for Tucumcari
A westbound Z train led by a brand new ES44C4 out runs its 18-wheel competition on the BNSF Red River Valley Sub just east of Memphis, TX. This train is rolling west at trackspeed (49 mph) with a ... (more)
One of the many Z trains the navigate the BNSF southern transcon on a daily basis is this one from Fresno, CA to Chicago. The one sure way to tell it apart is the block of reefers between the stac... (more)
A westbound Z train from Alliance, TX enters Restricted Limits Amarillo passing Progress Rail on the east side of town. You could smell the fresh paint on the new C4.
A northbound transfer creeps past the massive grain elevators in Saginaw, TX while waiting DS22 to give them a light across the Saginaw Interlocker.
On a beautiful spring day, BCQ 118 dubbed Eleanor rests awaiting the next grain train that will be filled at Harrold
An eastbound Barstow to Kansas City manifest leaves the city of Amarillo behind as the crew on board heads to Wellington, KS about 300 miles away.
A westbound Mill, TX bound coal trains DPU BNSF 9757 and 5789, passing the power of the YAMA106 (BNSF 2239 and 2851) which are waiting for the coal train to clear to resume their switching.
Rare Visitor Thanks to a headsup on one of my Yahoo Groups, I learned that a very rare visitor was coming to my area of the BNSF Transcon. This past week, the American Association of Privat... (more)
An eastbound Z train from Phoenix eases by the Owens Corning Fiberglass Plant in Amarillo. MOW forces are currently putting in a new spur to Owens Corning on the left of the photo.