A South Seattle to Chicago Z9 begins the climb out of the Columbia River gorge at Trinidad, WA. The train is 2X2 and will have no problem on the 1% grade that crests at Quincy, WA. Ahead is the Tr... (more)
The steepest part of the descent is behind them, but this eastbound autorack train still has a few more miles to go before it safely arrives in Helena on the east side of Mullan Pass.
A hot westbound Z passes over the Frost flyover with a GECX demo second out.
As the DPUs of a westbound stack train glide down Cajon Pass, an auto train charges up the two percent grade on its way to Summit.
Behind the SD40-2 is CITX 140, one of only 3 SD70M-2s on the CITX roster. They were the original EMDX demo units and they are on lease on BNSF. I was lucky to see 2 of these 3 units during my trip... (more)
BNSF 6736, BNSF 6741, BNSF 7067, RLCX 8510, pull todays Hot Shot Z-SSECHC through rual western Wisconsin.
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