If Bobby Troup had followed US 2 along the Great Northern instead of Route 66 beside the Santa Fe, he might have written an entirely different tune: You go through Minot, Essex and Sandpoint but d... (more)
Oddly enough, the oldest unit on this empty grain train has the newest paint scheme. Starting from the rear- BNSF 947, a C40-8W sports the latest scheme, the "Powerbar" or "Swoosh," otherwise know... (more)
BNSF 4410 takes the signal at Sandcut, while the sun drops below the horizon.
4410 pushes its' way into Hibbing Taconites perimeter. A haul road demanded this tunnel/bridge. The only problem is that small pile of dirt blocking the rear trucks.
Eastbound leaving Kingman area
Dash9-44 CW 4410 heritage II built 04/99 + 4703 warbonnet built 10/97 for BNSF + 673 warbonnet built 08/94 for ATSF
Northbound Vancouver, WA - Tacoma, WA train rolls into Kalama at sunset.
The Z train is doing all of the 60 mph track speed as the 12,800 HP of the GEs rattle the derelict elevators of Electra. Time - 1154
Spring wildflowers help an otherwise nondescript location. Time - 1337
Three GEs drag an Alliance-bound Z train out of the Pease River Valley up into Vernon at 1113.
BNSF4410, SF871 passes the site of the former tunnel 4 at Bealville with a northbound intermodal. 13.15Hrs
BNSF4410, SF871, BNSF6867 pass Woodford with southbound steel coil 'unit' train. 08.51Hrs
BNSF4410, BNSF5411, SF871 cross Woodford Trestle and approaches the south switch at Woodford with northbound intermodal, 09.35Hrs
A vehicle train snakes through the coulees near Hatton, WA