Classic modern BNSF power drags an E train Westbound on the Ravenna Sub
The blue hour has begun as BNSF 6137 waits near the KCS yard office for a crew to take the train south over Rich Mountain.
Running on CSX trackage rights as Z38009, empty NS coal train 735-09 skirts the edge of the Tennessee River/Nickajack Lake.
An empty Scherer coal train gets up to track speed after descending Racoon Mountain and slices through a rock cut by Nickajack Lake.
A BNSF GEVO and an SD70ACe lead eastbound coal loads out of Galesburg.
This eastbound coal train is awaiting a recrew before continuing east into Galesburg.
An ES44AC and an SD70ACe lead eastbound coal loads down the Ottumwa Sub in Cameron, passing under the Chillicothe Sub.
BNSF6137 and its' coal loads head east under the endangered CB&Q signal bridge at East Meriden on the Mendota Subdivision. All of the CB&Q signals on this sub will be deactivated by years end.
One thing the Big Horn Sub isnt, that is flat! Here 4 units are wide open as they climb the 5 miles of 1% grade out of the Powder River Valley at Arvada, WY to Kendrick. This train has one extra u... (more)
3x3 was kind of unusual for the few days I was out here, but this load bound for Centralia, WA, is making good time on the 1.25% grade between Clearmont and Ulm. The rear 2 units came out of Sheri... (more)
The steam rises from the Verso Paper Mill on a cool morning as the Dilworth - Lincoln heads east.
The pigeons were scared after the crew gave the railfans on the bridge a salute. The pigeon on the left nearly flew straight into me, and the one on the right fired and nearly hit me with his whi... (more)