CSX train E803 works its way into the siding in North Wixom on the Lake State Railway past the classic searchlight signals with a pair of BNSF GEs for power.
A pair of BNSF ES44AC's lead empty coal train Z388 southbound on Lake State's Saginaw Sub as it rounds the curve in Rose Center, MI.
After a brief stop in the Cylde siding, empty coal train E803 with a pair of BNSF GE's rolls through the switch and past the classic searchlight signals guarding south Cylde.
A pair of BNSF ES44AC's split the searchlight signals south of Holly, Michigan on the Lake State Railway. The train is just about to clear the slow order over the CN diamond and will start acceler... (more)
BNSF 6337, 8801, & 9697 with a westbound empty coal train.
BNSF 6337 & 8801 eastbound with a loaded coal train.
The northern sky is filled with the clouds from severe thunderstorms, but it's business as usual for the railroad and BNSF Train C NAMPDT0 08 trots across the BNSF Creston Sub. with another load o... (more)
On the Fallbridge Sub, a westbound coal drag, with BNSF 6337 on the point, exits tunnel 10 with coal hoppers strung out on the causeway at chamberlain Lake.
BNSF 6337 leads it's train south through the S-Curve north of Palmer Lake. Off to the right is the old flyover, abandoned after the USRA re-alignment in the 1910's.
The storm that dumped buckets of rain to the north is now off to the east, and the sun has even popped out as a coal train rolls south on the Joint Line towards the single track at Palmer Lake.
A coal train heads south on the Joint Line over the old DRGW overpass in Monument. There were plenty of storms around that day as the clouds behind the train demonstrate.
To catch a bit of the Rio Grande after it was long ago absorbed into the UP is a rare bonus these days. A BNSF coal empty is seen crossing the former Rio Grande bridge in Larkspur, Colorado
A loaded cement train from Pueblo, CO to Sioux Falls, SD, glides down the .60% grade towards Manly, MN. This train will turn the corner at Garretson, SD, in 12 miles onto the Corson Sub for the tr... (more)