You can hear the dynamic brakes screaming as this train comes down off Cardy Hill near Ethel, Missouri. As the train approaches, it throttles back and passes under the bridge where I am standing.
My second empty grain train of the day curves into Wahpeton, North Dakota. It's not apparent from the photograph, but all the track visible actually belongs to the Red River Valley & Western. Th... (more)
A clean GE C44-9W in BNSF's Heritage 2 Paint Scheme leads a deadhead move Officer Special through Longmont, CO from Topeka, KS to Vancouver, WA.
After letting the coal load pull into the siding at Roggen, the Denver, Colorado to Chicago, Illinois Z-Train continues East towards the windy city of Chicago.
Loaded grain rolls south through Merrifield destined for St. Louis as I get a friendly wave from the engineer. Not to worry though, his hand suffered no frost bite as temperatures climbed as high... (more)
A 2x2 stack train has just crossed from Iowa in Missouri as it heads west towards Kansas City. The train is at the bottom of the Des Moines River Valley and is starting the climb out of the valley... (more)
BNSF 5380 leads the ATLA stack train in the siding at East Brandon with a relettered BNSF 871 trailing.
After waiting at Woodford for two northbounds, BNSF 5380 departs the siding headed towards Tehachapi and points further
Intermodal Stack Train from Bedford Park, IL TOFC - Tacoma, WA.
Loaded Unit Grain Train from Mitchell, SD - Madison, IL.