A BNSF Q-train makes good time at Mesa, WA about 20 miles northeast of Pasco. The crew out of Hauser, ID will change at Pasco and continue west to Portland, OR through the Columbia River Gorge on ... (more)
BNSF 4895 rolls into the siding at James on a wet morning in January.
A small creek has over flowed its banks and has flooded a road near 7th Street on the BNSF. It looks like the BNSF will avoid any major disruptions as the Mississippi river is suppose to crest to... (more)
Trifecta! As the fall colors start to show, an outbound "Z" train is flanked by an inbound "Z" train and an outbound "Suburban" train. You would think this happens all the time. It does,... (more)
A colorful BNSF Railway manifest mills about in Utah Railway's interchange yard at Provo, Utah. At right is a long cut of Kennecott Copper Corporation's 'sulfuric acid' tank cars.
A stack train approaches Swarthout Canyon Crossing. Thanks to my new wide angle lens for making it possible to capture this shot.
A monster Grand Forks - BRC makes its way through Morris after tripping the detector with 622 axles.
BNSF stacks west meet NS racks east at Hardin, MO.
Meandering around a meandering river, this empty grainer flies south though the Yakima River Canyon.
The empty grain chase comes to a close with this final shot as BNSF 4895 and company (I swear BNSF 7042 is haunting me...) race south out of the Yakima River Canyon.
Eastern Washington basalt jets upward and the Yakima River digs downward. 4 cars in latter half of the grainer are visible just around the river bend. A very lucky catch on my way back to Pullman.... (more)
A hand full of farms dot the Yakima Canyon line. Not much is grown besides cattle, apples, and grass.
The daily Z train has a lot of mixed freight ahead of the TOFCs on the rear.
Priority UPS - LTL Intermodal Train from South Seattle, WA - Chicago, IL (Cicero Yard).