On September 25th around 6 am a typical meet between two stack trains was taking place at Galva siding. The situation became anything but typical when the eastbound train which had taken the sidin... (more)
As the sun set, the crew on UP 8463 waits for a westbound autorack train, so they continue their journey eastbound towards Herington, Kansas.
UP 6657 looks resplendent in fresh paint as it highballs westbound past the west siding switch at Galva, Kansas.
Three EMD's work hard to pull a lengthy Global 4 bound z train across the countryside between McPherson and Galva.
The Rio Grande heritage and its Chicago bound Z train are on the move after waiting for a westbound stack to pass by.
The Bush unit has a couple other notable units along for the ride, the SP and MKT Heritage. Im not a fan of the Bush's but that paint job is sweet.
I made a terrible mistake of not bringing any bug repelant, i'm surprised I didnt become anemic from blood loss from what seemed like a thousand misquitos attacking me. UP's Herington Sub is showi... (more)
A westbound with a solid load of CSX containers head's through the 5 mile stretch of country between Galva and McPherson
After sitting in galva for almost an hour 7820 proceeds to the siding to meet UP 8570 leading GSBM2N 22. The four new units are 7820, 7821, 7819, and 7822.
The first of a trio of eastbounds arrives at Galva siding with UP 5695 leading, one of the first GEVO's delivered, a photo of this unit is used on UP's Career page on their website. Dont let the ... (more)
Waiting for the ok to head west as the sun hangs low. Oil wells are frequent in this area, on a calm day one can hear them ticking away as they pump up this ever so demanded resource
Two stack trains wait side by side. The delay I'm assuming is from the tie replacement going on south of Hutchinson
Mike Rich taking over the world, that's what is written on the nose by im assuming Mike Rich himself, the first photograph taken with my new Canon 400D with 28-135 lense.
After a meet with an eastbound autorack at Galva siding, a GEVO leads a stack towards McPherson.