A Billings Coke train battles the 2.2% below Iron Ridge. The coke is often baked at high temperature into anodes that are used in the production of steel and aluminum. The Facility in Billings i... (more)
A westbound coal train on the Lakeside Sub approaching Keystone, WA.
COKE A early morning Petroleum Coke train climbs the grade, and battles the curves of Mullan Pass. The train was loaded at the Coke load-out at the large refinery in Billings, Montana. The... (more)
A westbound BNSF unit coke train ascends out of Austin, Montana, while climbing Montana Rail Link’s arduous Mullan Pass west of Helena on the morning of June 26, 2020.
BNSF 7121 eases into Mukilteo at the golden hour.
Late afternoon finds a Southbound Q train about to enter Tunnel 2 at Bealville.
A westbound Z train glides down Tehachapi Pass at Caliente where a UP manifest, bound for West Colton, waits in the hole on a warm September afternoon.
A westbound Z train descents down to Caliente where a heavy UP manifest waits for it in the siding on a September afternoon.
A pair of freshly delivered ES44C4s, BNSF 7121 and 7122, team with a pair of older GEs to lift a eastbound stack train up and over the Tehachapi grade. BNSF 7007, a westbound vehicle train, gives ... (more)
A "container grainer" guides through the crossovers at Ellinor with a semi new ES44C4 leading.