Splitting the Southern Pacific searchlight signals east of downtown Tehachapi, a BNSF piggy back train has just completed the 23 mile run over Tehachapi Pass, following the UP's Mojave Subdivision... (more)
A westbound piggyback train snakes through Kingman Canyon on the former ATSF Seligman Subdivision east of Needles. The canyon, full of rock cuts, trestles, and sharp curves is a big contributing f... (more)
Stack train meet.. An eastbound Needles bound stack train meets an LA destined westbound near Newberry Springs on the BNSF Needles Subdivision. Historic Route 66 still follows much of ATSF Transco... (more)
Thunder over Palmer Lake A Santa Fe GP20 on a weedsprayer train waits out a storm over Palmer Lake, Colorado. I don’t remember the exact exposure of this photo, but I set the lens to f2... (more)
A westbound BNSF coal train winds its way along the Missouri River just west of Lombard, Montana, on Montana Rail Link’s 2nd Subdivision.
On a gorgeous fall evening, a BNSF eastbound grain empty heads across a causeway just west of Trout Creek, Montana, on Montana Rail Link's 4th Subdivision.
Curving through the Badlands BN SD60M No. 9259 leads an eastbound coal train at Sully Springs, North Dakota.
A trio of Santa Fe GP60s (in two flavors; GP60 and GP60M) head a westbound intermodal through Abo Canyon, New Mexico. I remember many times I’d be disappointed because I didn’t get an all-Super Fl... (more)
A trio of Warbonnets leads a detouring stack train across the swollen Clark Fork River on the Montana Rail Link in Clark Fork, Idaho.
A trio of BNSF Heritage 1 DASH 9s lead a westbound freight on the Montana Rail Link alongside the Missouri River between Toston and Lombard, Montana. It looks like a grain train, but it’s actually... (more)
A Burlington Northern coal train crosses the Missouri River between Mandan and Bismarck, North Dakota.
An eastbound BNSF coal train rolls through Lombard, Montana. A bit of smoke from forest fires to the west contributes to a colorful sunset.
A westbound BNSF freight with SD40-2 pushers crosses Blue Mountain Drive at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon on October 23, 2001. Climbing toward Tunnel 1 in the background is the head end of the tr... (more)