A southbound oil train was descending out of Monument
Empty woodchip hoppers (67E) are heading back to be reloaded north of Columbia, SC at Silverstreet on this cold November morning.
A manifest behind two GEs is getting underway out of Willmar on their trip down the Marshall Sub to Sioux City, IA.
Ten-thousand feet of containers for China work hard up the .52% grade towards the Continental Divide with Haystack Butte and Mount Taylor standing tall above.
It's a windy afternoon on the Buffalo Ridge as a southbound BNSF manifest curves through the snowy landscape between Ruthton and Holland.
After negotiating the horseshoe curve at Caliente, a BNSF stack train begins to pick up speed after slowing for the 15mph speed restriction around the sharp curve.
The view looking timetable east approaching Swarthout Canyon Road.
BNSF train Q-RICCHI6-08 (Richmond, CA to Chicago) trails behind Dash 9-44CWs 5215, 683 and KCS 4598 (with BNSF 5004 and 4960 on the rear).