On New Year's Day 2011, weather forced Amtrak to turn the westbound Empire Builder (#7) around near Fargo. To get the train back to Chicago, it was coupled onto the rear of #8. Here the combined t... (more)
Westbound through Bay City on a golden evening.
Westbound coal empties slide under the wood bridge west of Hawley. The power on this train is a display of BNSF coal haulers, including a repainted SD70MAC third out in the consist.
Westbound coal empties with a single GE leading. The DP unit was an SD70MAC.
Coal empties just off the Kate Shelley bridge head west in the late afternoon.
GEVO led manifest train sweeps around the curve approaching the Leaf River bridge.
Z train speeds west leaving stormy skies behind.
Empties dip through the sag at the Wing River near Verndale.
Empty coal train with 2 up front and one pushing approaches the Highway 210 overpass in McGregor on a sunny afternoon.
Coal empties cross the Wing River near Verndale on a June evening.
A tropical scene on a below zero morning in Staples.
#8 was on-time this September morning as it glided across Sheep Creek trestle behind a pair of GE's.
Grain loads near Grizzly claw their way upgrade approaching Marias Pass. Even with a pair of GE's on each end, this train stalled near Bison West.
A year ago, you could still find a shiny ACe plying the rails of the Staples Sub from time to time.
Trio of GE's handle a stack train passing by the Staples Depot.