Mammatus clouds are present under this late monsoon season thunderstorm as another westbound BNSF manifest passes Bluewater,NM the evening of 9/12/12.
4 Dash 9's power this eastbound Z-train towards Willow Springs, IL. Here the train is crossing over at Edelstein, 138 miles west of Chicago. In a couple miles this train will start down the 1.10% ... (more)
BNSF C44-9Ws 4107, 5000 and 5352 lead 49 loads of steel west into the setting sun.
with BNSF 4576/4330/4X99.
Empty grain train snakes through tunnels 7 & 8 between Cliff siding (lower right) and Rowen siding (upper left) on a section of mountain railroading seldom seen by railfans. This topography gen... (more)
Empty grain train wraps around one of the several "Horseshoes of Tehachapi", this one between the sidings at Rowen (right side of picture) and Woodford (left side of picture). The National Chav... (more)
Southbound empty grain train loops through tunnel two between Caliente and Bealville, CA beginning its assault on the Tehachapis. The horseshoe curve down at Caliente and tunnel 1 are in the uppe... (more)
A southbound empty grain train coils around the Tehachapi Loop on its ascent from Bakersfield to the high desert. This is simply another perspective of the same train in a May 9 post.
A 108-car southbound empty grain train "loops the loop" on the famed "Tehachapi Loop" in this aerial image taken on a perfect day in May.