The first eastbound of the morning races towards Barstow between Hodge and Lenwood.
Along the BNSF Seligman Sub in northern Arizona, a westbound container train heads west through Peach Springs with a brief sucker hole in the cloud cover lighting up the head end.
A westbound BNSF stacker catches some nice winter morning light as it heads downgrade through the world famous Tehachapi Loop.
A westbound BNSF stacker has equal parts BNSF and UP power as it slowly works its way down through Caliente.
Loaded Iron Ore All-Rail loads headed to Steelton Yard.This train will recieve a BNSF crew at Steelton,and become USEMBIR.
Usually due in Grand Forks in the mid-morning timeframe, this daily manifest is running several hours late today as it coasts downhill in western Minnesota behind a mixed bag of power.
BNSF 7618 passes by MP 58 as the train snakes its way down BNSF main 2.