Early morning action!
Multiple trains pile up at East Darling with the dispatcher prioritizing the hotter Z's. Here, a Q train slows for the next signals at West Darling to let multiple Z train... (more)
A Southbound Z train works through Cable, with UP 6361 as the second unit with it's unusual Union Pacific patch job. The tail end of a NB can be seen holding for the SB to clear.
CP 938, with a trio of BNSF ES44DCs, crossing the Mohawk River.
BNSF 7585, 7010, 6514, & 6661 lead an eastbound intermodal train through Kingman Canyon.
A westbound Z train crosses the Colorado River at Topock, AZ behind a quartet of GEs.
Foreign power on NS had all but dried up for the last year or two but has made a recent comeback with examples like this 206 with a trio of BNSF swoosh GEVO's on the point heading east over the Ma... (more)
This matched set of BNSF 'swoosh' ES44DC's (owing horsepower hours back to NS) came up right beside the parked CP #417(outlawed earlier in the morning after coming up the Hudson Line out of NYC)... (more)
BNSF 7585, CSX 7633 and CSX 8610 pass the MRL engine terminal as they arrive in Missoula with a BNSF grain train.
BNSF 7585, CSX C40-8 7633 and SD50-2S 8610 prepare to depart Missoula with a haulage rights grain train.
An eastbound, (geographically westbound) empty grain train shooing the pigeons off the bridge.
After completing a crew change in Missoula, BNSF 7585 leads its train towards De Smet on MRL's 4th Sub
BNSF 7585, CSX C40-8 7633 and SD50-2S 8610 lead a loaded haulage rights grain train into Missoula the division point for MRL's 3rd and 4th Subs.
Brand new ES44DC's are making their madien trip west on the BNSF. The pair is few miles west of Ottumwa as they past ISU Switch near Chillicothe. The track on the left is the lead for balloon trac... (more)