A high priority train loaded with Amazon containers passes under a farm road bridge at 60 mph with a friendly toot from the engineer. At the time I didn't notice the train was carrying an olive b... (more)
A high speed stack train full of UPS containers passes West Medill, Missouri enroute to Chicago.
A westbound sand train passing through Medill, Missouri.
The Transcon is loaded with grain trains this time of year. This one is westbound at Medill, Missouri.
A new Tier 4 locomotive leads a heavily powered high priority train westbound through Medill, Missouri. This was the site of two recent derailments and is only now looking back to normal. The gr... (more)
A BNSF grain train at West Medill, Missouri on the BNSF Transcon. You can see remnants of a recent derailment at the lower left. Behind me in the picture is a row of destroyed UPS trailers piled... (more)
I was up before dawn just to be in place here at West Medill when the sun came up. This eastbound Dash 9 is at track speed as it passes the Medill siding in the first good light of the day.
After getting run-around by a couple other trains, this low priority sand train pulls away from Medill headed west.
Lots of power on display as this westbounder passes Medill, Missouri.
A high priority stack train with plenty of power runs around a lower priority train at Medill, Missouri.
A high priority westbound train moving quickly at Medill on a clear and cold day.
Two trains pass each other at the Medill siding on the Marceline sub in northern Missouri.
A westbound high priority stack train cruising through the undulating terrain of northern Missouri.
This fast-moving UP stack train is headed west on the BNSF Marceline sub in northern Missouri.
At 10 minutes after sunrise this east bounder interrupted the sounds of cows mooing at a nearby farm. This is at West Medill on the BNSF Marceline subdivision.