A BNSF empty ballast train tops the grade out of the Columbia River valley at the west end of Quincy, WA on New Year's Eve 2015. BNSF is not shy about using other carriers' power, and this train f... (more)
An eastbound empty ballast train grinds up the grade at Cresent Bar, just west of Trinidad siding along the Columbia River in low sunlight and a recent coating of snow. The location is about 25 mi... (more)
After a crew change in Fort Madison, a westbound land barge rolls over the humps in the rural area around Bricker, IA. The Santa Fe signal bridge here is living on borrowed time, and is one of onl... (more)
Dash 9 4942 leads an eastbound train at Bellmont, Arizona. The location is two miles from the Arizona divide. From the divide it is mostly down hill all the way to Chicago. Power will be taken off... (more)
With the Depot fading away behind, and the nose of the locomotive past Broadway, another Eastbound vehicle train enters the San Diego yards with at least 75 empties. With Toyota, GM, Honda, and n... (more)
With the San Francisco Peaks looming in the distance, 4942 East races downhill just east of Flagstaff.
Tight shot of this eastbound freight train as it rolls across the Mojave east of Kramer Jct.