Running about two and half hours late, Amtrak's Southwest Chief, eastbound service to Chicago, emerges from the long shadows near Maine, AZ on the third day of October. A BNSF Dash-9 was added to ... (more)
A pair of BNSF Dash 9's are on the point of a westbound stack train hustling across Missouri on the Transcon and past an old wooden barn that seems to be losing a battle to time and gravity on a w... (more)
This is the where the Columbia River turns right from a north/south river flowing out of Canada to an east/west river flowing into the Pacific Ocean. Here, both sides of the river are in Washingto... (more)
After waiting at false summit for a westbound coal train, BNSF 4497 is now back on the move east, seen beneath the mountains at Bison.
A pair of BNSF Dash-9s on a short autorack train hold for westbound coal loads in the early morning at False Summit.
Grain empties cross the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis after waiting out the commuter rush.
Nikon D3s, 17-35
One of the few trains of the day. A very slow day on the loop because of the Sacramento trestle fire according to a UP worker.
BNSF 4497 going under the newly open Olympic Sculpture Park on Seattle's waterfront. Note all the people on the ledge watching the train pass.
After waiting for the Marshall local out of Willmar to clear up, grain empties get moving north again along the cornfields in the absolute last light of the day.
BNSF stacks to Galveston pass thrugh central Texas.
This CNIC loaded grain is being pulled by a guest locamotive from BNSF and one of the few ex-Conrail units painted CN.
BNSF 4497 in front of the best looking bridge in North Tacoma.
BNSF 4497 rolls West into the setting sun.
Loaded Grain Train passing Libby