A brief dust storm moves through as a northbound loaded UP coal train from Energy Mine departs Platteville, Colorado, after meeting the ZLADV and ZSCDVX, on October 3, 2018.
Here in Maricopa County, Arizona we typically get Monsoon storms in the summer time when cold fronts mix with our extreme heat. Also, we tend to get dust storms (haboobs) which originate from the ... (more)
Dust storm at Atacama.
The Z ALTNBY7 intermodal train races down towards Walapai with a monsoon storm fast approaching. In the background, dust can be seen being kicked around as winds were being reported at 60 MPH. Hig... (more)
What at first I believed was a fire in the distance was in reality an approaching sand storm. It was trigered by the strong winds announcing a thunderstorm. It was surreal to be in the middle of t... (more)
Desert storm!In the central Iran desert just before a thunderstom (with rain), the strong winds generate a short but impressive sand storm.
Very strong winds fly over the North Dakota fields and bring dust and debris across the tracks. Meeting the train they cause coal dust to enter the mix.
Sand Storm: In the most arid and dry desert in the world, the Atacama Desert located in the north of Chile, moves the iron train, freight train of the FERRONOR railway company Ferronor, whi... (more)
Took this photo at 4 pm after a West Texas sand storm arrived. It was a clear sunny day before the sand arrived. The UP local is working Cadiz yard, and the Dallas skyline in the background.
A dust devil plows through a UP local as it sits in the Bakersfield yard.
Sunset is still an hour away but 50mph wind gusts prevent any sun from getting through the thick cloud of dust blanketing Lubbock. BNSF 4437 has just been turned on the wye allowing BNSF 7269 to g... (more)
The Mumbai Rajdhani doesn't give a second glance to an evening dust storm as it itself storms its way to Mumbai with Ghaziabad WAP 7 #30257 at the helm. Location: Asaoti north.
High winds over the desert whip up a sand storm as a BNSF stack train approaches Lenwood on the Cajon Sub.
This intermodal with a new C45ACCTE passes Barstow Station during a sand storm.
During a windstorm that blew up a whole bunch of dust and debris.