On a storm filled night in Southern Missouri, a Southbound BNSF manifest patiently holds the main at Diggins Siding.
An empty coal train holds the siding at Diggins as a Southbound manifest rolls by on the main and the lightning of an encroaching storm surges across the sky.
A pair of H2 SD70MACs trail on the tail end of a JHMX coal load. With only about 20 H2 Macs currently in service this was a nice surprise.
One of the IC Blue Devils makes a rare appearance on BNSF's Thayer Sub, leading a mixed freight Southbound towards Memphis as it approaches the small town of Seymour. It's worth noting that the ho... (more)
A pair of ACes and a CSX unit lead a coal train as it holds the siding in Diggins, MO and the moon glows brightly behind the clouds.
The sun breaks though a small gap between the clouds and the horizon as a mixed freights waits on an eastbound intermodal.
Into the golden sunset.
The sun is just about to go down and rays are glowing bright in the sky above the clouds, and a coal train is making its way eastbound at track speed, with an SD70ACe on the point.
With red signals ahead nothing to do but sit and watch the beautiful sky as the sun sinks slowly beneath the horizon.
Sunrays shine bright above the clouds as a waiting, westbound autorack train idles in the siding at diggins on a gorgeous evening.
The final seconds of light shine on a set of locomotives, as the sun sinks beneath the horizon and brings another day to a close. In the mean time, a mixed freight idles in the siding at Diggins a... (more)
Following close on the block of a grain train is what appears to be an eastbound local. We're on the Thayer Sub., about 30 miles east of Springfield, MO.
An eastbound grain train on the Thayer Sub., about 30 miles east of Springfield, MO.
BNSF 9345 North gets a roll on the slight hill north of Diggins.
BNSF 9345 North waits for a green signal so it can depart Diggins siding after meeting a Z train.