At the corner of Sixth Avenue and Atwood Street, three BNSF GE's shove their set out towards the East Yard in Longmont, CO on the Denver, CO to Casper, WY manifest.
First train to go through the derailment on the Tehachapi Loop on May 21, 2014. Just up the hill in front of BNSF 5130 are the remains of loaded autoracks which have been moved off the mainline.
With a scenic Mt. Hood backdrop, Sunday afternoon is growing into evening as this westbound Z train traverses the causeway which divides the lake from the Columbia River.
BNSF 5130 climbs around the Tehachapi Loop, passing the "relief station" of a track gang whom were replacing rail on the main line.
BNSF 5130 has reached the end of the "hard pull" as the grade will gradually lessen from Cable Crossover to the crest at Summit.
The end of the magic hour has arrived, as this WB BNSF train catches the very last rays of sun for the day of January 2, 2010. The colors of the desert turn to magic durring this time of day.
Holding back a merchandise train on the west side of the Arizona Divide, a trio of BNSF C44-9Ws - headed by 5130 - rolls through Maine, Arizona as the San Francisco Mountains loom in the distance.
High Priority UPS - LTL Intermodal Train from South Seattle, WA - Chicago, IL (Cicero Yard).