Heading into the setting sun and with a stormy Manzano mountain backdrop, a westbound stack train splits the signals at Rio Puerco on the BNSF Gallup Sub.
A BNSF DPU shoves a mixed freight through the rocky and hilly landscapes of Colorado. I have hiked miles and rock-climbed a good 200 feet on this day, and the effort has turned out to be worth it.... (more)
Pulling out of the siding at Amboy on the BNSF Needles Sub, a westbound doublestack freight throttles up as it approaches the National Trails Highway grade crossing.
Racing torward the setting sun, a westbound BNSF doublestack train approaches the desert outpost of Ludlow located on the ex-ATSF Needles District.
BNSF 7577 west leads a long westbound into Ludlow on the Needles Sub as sunset approaches.
A southbound Bakken oil train zooms by Wagon Wheel Road, a few miles from Lenox Tower, where it will hand over to the Alton & Southern Railway.
After some work at Willow Springs, the 7577 gets back on the move.
The "Schneider Stacker" works its way west on the Chilli sub.
I made my first trip out to Canyon Diablo and the road wasn't as bad as it thought. Even though it was a bumpy ride it was worth the shot! Four BNSF units hauls down the hill across the canyon to ... (more)
Westbound on the Mendota Sub headed for the Ottumwa Sub.
An eastbound on the new 3rd track passes a westbound with rear-end DPU near Silverwood.
The Pasco - Galesburg is close on the tail of Amtrak as it cruises east past some old ties.
Creeping up to a stop signal while following the (Robert's Bank?) coal train.