With some colour on the point, BNSF's Alliance-San Bernardino Q train awaits some room at the inn at SBD.
Blasting thru the vary small town of Ancona. My 600th photo on RP.
Following Fred [2011 Winter Solstice Study] - The light from a FRED on a westbound auto train trace it's movement around the turn just west of Hill 582.
DPU on a grain train waits at the signals in the distance at the west end of the yard for a recrew before they most likely head east or south to a port on the Gulf.
Bigger than a Bread Box! - What I find fascinating about railroad locomotives is just how large they really are when you get right up next to them. Here, a Westbound BNSF stack train lead by #741... (more)
Rounding the Curve at Stein's Hill - A Westbound stack train descends the Cajon Pass on Main #3 at Stein's Hill.
With the sun quickly setting, and a train nowhere to be heard...the long arduous wait was almost too much for this railfan. But that was soon forgotten with the passing of the Northtown-Laurel.... (more)
A westbound BNSF manifest is seen west of Buffalo, passing fields still waiting to be harvested.
Near sunset, a westbound BNSF freight train crosses the Sheyenne River on the enormous Hi-Line Bridge. Completed in 1908, one marvels at what changes have occurred around this impressive steel ed... (more)
As clouds move to the east, a westbound manifest works down the jointed rail of the north track between Wheatland and Buffalo.