The skies are filled with cirrus clouds but a conveniently timed sucker hole allowed for my first sunny shot of this chase. CREX 1521, on lease to CSX leads an Arco, Colorado bound UP empty coal t... (more)
At sunset, an autorack train originating near Denver heads east across the flat Central Kansas landscape bound for interchange with the Norfolk Southern at Kansas City, MO. The day had been cloudy... (more)
Minutes before sunset, BNSF 4051 makes a snake-like appearance, leading a stack train east on the Emporia Subdivision portion of the Transcon
A 4 pack of GE's lead a perishable laden Z train east as a popcorn thunderstorm dissipates in the distance. For almost two weeks straight thunderstorms such as the one seen here occurred in Kansas... (more)
Approaching the single track Missouri River bridge, BNSF 6899 pulls its manifest train upgrade and past the Control Point of West Sibley
With a westbound Kansas and Oklahoma empty grain train in tow, UP 5606 rolls past the west end of the yard at Yaggy, which sits between Hutchinson and Nickerson on the former Santa Fe 5th District... (more)
A Canton, KS to Eagle Pass, TX loaded grain train rolls southbound on the UP Lost Springs Sub as it approaches Marion and the US Highway 56 overpass
UP 1989, along with a CSXT SD70MAC, and an NS C40-8 slug up grade with a lengthy North Platte, Nebraska to Kansas City, Missouri manifest in tow.
BNSF 7603 approaches Eden Road north of Talmage on the BNSF Strong City Sub with an empty ethanol train in tow.
UP 4658 leads a solid EMD lash up and a grain train west near Maple Hill, Kansas. The train is crossing over Mill Creek for the first of many times between here and Alta Vista. The crew is based o... (more)
BNSF 8358 leads the first of seven eastbound intermodal trains my friend and I would bag on the BNSF Topeka Sub between here and Emporia. The trains were detouring due to a derailment of a Z train... (more)
UP 7167 rolls a loaded grain train east at sunset after a beautiful late winter day.