A westbound with an interesting mix of power eases off the double track and enters the still single track portion of Abo Canyon.
An eastbound manifest works it's way out of the single track portion of Abo Canyon and ducks under the RT 60 overpass.
A westbound manifest begins its decent down the grade toward Belen as they ease past the old station at Mountainair, NM.
4 GE's cruise past the desert landscape and up the grade toward the summit at Mountainair late in the afternoon.
With the last light of day glowing on the scene, a westbound stack train cruises into the setting sun near Grants, NM.
4 GE's running elephant style have their westbound stack train wrapped around the big curve just west of Willard, NM.
The sun begins to set and the days winds begin to calm as a pair of DPU's help ease a westbound grain train down the hill approaching Abo, NM on BNSF's Clovis Sub.
4 engines have 34 trailers well under control as they speed west between Mountainair and Abo, NM.
You can really see the heat rising from the stacks first thing in the morning as an eastbound works it's way over the Continental Divide just west of Thoreau, NM.
In the late afternoon sun we catch a well timed meet with a westbound grain train and an eastbound stack train slowly climbing the grade toward Mountainair.
The entire landscape is aglow just a few minutes before sunset as a westbound stack train drops drowgrade between Mountainair and Abo, New Mexico on the BNSF Clovis Sub.
A pair of GE's tote a train of empties up the grade a couple miles from Mountainair on a windy afternoon on the Clovis Sub.
The eastbound Southwest Chief cruises past the red cliffs near Coolidge approaching the Continental Divide on the Gallup Sub.
Northbound M44 leaves a white-out in it's wake as it cruises up the branch approaching the MP 30 signal.
Eastbound stack train 25A chugs up the Burket hill and around the curve at MP 417 on a snowy morning on the ex-NKP Chicago District.