On a fall Friday afternoon, me and my girlfriend snuck out of work a little early and hit the road. Our goal was just to get up north to get a glint before the sun went down. With about 10 minut... (more)
Out in the high desert, BNSF 4115 West meets the BNSF 3578 East as smoke from an executive-painted SD70MAC rises into the hot air.
BNSF 4115 helps the California Zephyr back into Denver Union Station, passing beneath the multitude of commuter rail catenary structures. The helper engine was likely added on its leg into Denver ... (more)
The Galesburg, IL, to Tulsa, OK, manifest train gets back on the move west after westbound UP blasted by. The train crosses over from main #2 to main #1 here at Ormonde. As you can see the new sig... (more)
The sun has just risen on an inbound "earthworm" pulling through the balloon track at ADM between Mendota and Meriden. Pictured here are the DPU's.
BNSF Railway train Q-CHIPEA1-14V (Guaranteed Service Intermodal; Chicago IL to Pearland TX) accelerates out of a typical Texas sag as it passes through Justin, Texas, on October 17, 2011. On the ... (more)
A hot intermodal train passes the old SCL caboose as it heads north towards Atlanta with lots of J.B. Hunt containers.
A loaded unit grain train heads west under the highway 59 overpass with 2x1 power. Anybody have a count on the number of power poles in this area?
A BNSF stack train is briefly illuminated by a fleeting ray of sun as it dashes west through summer thunderstorms at Walapai, AZ east of Kingman on the Seligman Subdivision on July 15, 2006.
Note the engines in the background waiting for their signal.
4115 leads three other C44-9Ws through Preston Heights. 1009, the H1 unit, looked great with it's clean paintjob.
A vehicle train bound for Blue Island yard in Chicago rips it up through Towal. Oregon's Mt. Hood is in the background.