The regular early morning Z passes through Home Valley at about 6:30 AM just at sunrise.
The BNSF engine servicing yard has a few interesting units, including an Executive MAC, a faded Warbonnet and a team of ACe's with a sandwiched LNG fuel unit.
Two cigar-branded Gevos dart across the Columbia River as fall sinks into the Pacific Northwest. With the harvest, grain trains are plentiful and commonly have Canadian power.
A trio of BNSF GEs are on the point of an 85 car loaded grain train bound for Loudon, Tennessee.
Right after sunrise an empty grain train nears the quiet town of Strong City where it will meet a westbound manifest.
Eastbound BNSF #7698 is crossing the high bridge over Nason Creek. This bridge was constructed in 1949 as part of a million dollar line relocation that eliminated a bridge and five sharp curves. ... (more)
7698 has stopped facing east and is lit by the sharp light of the rising sun. This is the first time I have seen a crew change at Cosnino Rd. The on-board Crew is gathering their stuff to leave. A... (more)
Priority Intermodal from Chicago Cicero, IL to South Seattle, WA passing the Tuffy's dog food manufacturing facility.
Coal drag 81M rounds a curve in the Tug Fork valley and runs into a patch of late evening sun on the Pokey.
A lone GEVO has 110 empties keeping track speed without any problem. Unusual to see only one unit in the lead with no DPU on the BNSF.