The Rio Grande heritage and its Chicago bound Z train are on the move after waiting for a westbound stack to pass by.
The Bush unit has a couple other notable units along for the ride, the SP and MKT Heritage. Im not a fan of the Bush's but that paint job is sweet.
Pan shot of a very new GEVO leading the Long Beach to Chicago intermodel along K-61 highway north of Inman. This was a 1x1 power setup with UP 7725 pushing on the rear. It might not be a Mitch Gol... (more)
Two DPU's push on the back end of a very long tanker train moving through the Flint Hills, their destination, Eagle Pass Texas.
A solid tanker train heads south through the scenic Flint hills just south of Matfield Green.
I made a terrible mistake of not bringing any bug repelant, i'm surprised I didnt become anemic from blood loss from what seemed like a thousand misquitos attacking me. UP's Herington Sub is showi... (more)
A NS SD70M-2 is in the lead of a relatively short westbound manifest. The train is dwarfed by the NCRA Refinery on the south end of McPherson. The refinery is in turn dwarfed by massive thunderhea... (more)
The inspection special rounds the curve at Terra Cotta and passes an eastbound coal train. Terra Cotta is nestled in the Smokey Hills west of Salina.
After getting re-fueled and taking on a fresh crew the Missouri Pacific Heritage unit takes its Z train east out of the yard. Next stop Kansas City.
The second of four westbounds moves along next to K-61 Highway, on what was a very busy day on the Herington Sub.
A couple pairs of K&O power rest beside the yard office on a very warm spring day. It appears as if a hopper was leaking flour from WR Mill (behind the engine on the left in the background), as th... (more)
A lot of big machines in this photo. Two new GEVO's lead a westbound stack while a semi follows along on K-61 Highway with a brand new John Deere combine in tow.
Nothing gets in the way of the Inspection Special, and thats the case with coal train CWEAX 13. UP 6936 would take on a new crew in 15 minutes at Salina.
UP 6936 and its special train approach Abilene, the home town of IKE.
After a quick crew change in Salina, the massive DD40X breezes through the small town of Soloman.