The hot Stockton, CA to Willow Springs, IL Z-train waste no time making track speed up the more than 2% grade of Tehachapi Pass as it snakes through the curves of Allard. This train had to stopped... (more)
The PHL 1400 BNSF Dock Job switches an inbound stack train at the Pacific Container Terminal in the Port of Long Beach as many ships await their turn in the Harbor in the background.
A 27 unit BNSF power move from Alliance is rolling just east of Sterling, NE on the St. Joseph Sub. The train is DP'ed 2x1 moving 24 Dash9's which are to be returned to service at Topeka Shop. Tha... (more)
Westbound light power going away from the camera.
Westbound Coal through Maryhill, Washington
After a long walk up to the trestle, it took a couple of minutes for the train to reach the bridge. You could hear the train grinding up the hill quite well, but it took it a bit to show its face.... (more)
A loaded oil train descend down the Palmer Divide rumbles through Colorado Springs on a chilly December afternoon.
Sometimes, Cajon Pass is too busy! A case in point is this meet between two trains. While waiting for eastbound train Z-LACNYC9-27 (Priority UPS-LTL Intermodal, Los Angeles CA to New York NY), w... (more)
Stretching out as far as the eye can see (because, after all, the eye cannot see around the hill in the distance) is BNSF Railway train Z-ALTSBD9-26. On the second day of its journey from Allianc... (more)
In order to take advantage of a gentler grade, BNSF Intermodal train Z-ATGSBD7-23 crosses from Main 3 (with a 3% grade) to Main 2 at Summit, at an elevation of 3775-feet (1150.62 meters) is an int... (more)
The overcast/gloomy weather or the fact that it's Christmas Eve doesn't stop train traffic on one of Minnesota's busiest stretches of railroad.
Westbound Chicago, IL, to San Bernardino, CA, Q-train is working upgrade between East and West Ethel on the Marceline Sub. The train passes Ethel Lake on the westside of town. While it looks like ... (more)
A westbound BNSF grain train follows the Clark Fork between Noxon and Heron, Montana, on June 28, 2019.
With all five jacks burning, the white-hot Z-SBDWSP9-16P screams eastward along the BNSF Chillicothe Sub just outside Cameron, Illinois.
A BNSF manifest makes its way south through the lowlands near the Mississippi River.