BNSF C44-9W 5507 hustles a hot Z NYCLAC9 17 into Flagstaff, AZ.
With a new crew onboard, the westbound manifest rumbled through Alaskan Way with the iconic Space Needle in the background.
A southbound BNSF grain train is pulling through the "sag", a short level area a couple of miles north of the top of the Palmer Divide grade at Palmer Lake.
Proof that people in car-centric southern California do ride trains, as BNSF Railway train S-LPCLBA1-18A (behind Dash 9-44CWs 5507 and 4387, with ES44DCs 7528 and 7274 on the rear) speeds by the n... (more)
Last train of the day in sunlight as snow was flying 1/2 hour latter
With a cold NW wind blowing, a stack train heads west with some snow along for the ride.
From the old SP line we see a westbound z-train cross the Swarthout Canyon crossing.
A trio of Heritage II GEs rumbles across the trestle above Cut Bank Creek. Some of the taller "residents" of Glacier Park are visible in the background.
BNSF all-rail ore train stopped on the main at Coons after being stabbed by the detector at Grand Lake for a possible hot box (bearing) 40 cars deep. Nothing was found and the train continued on.... (more)
BNSF all-rail ore train for Alabama passes snow covered pines on the former DM&IR.
A long regular stack train is pulling out of Staples, with an unusual mix of power, including 3 matched warbonnet EMD's.