Because of a meet with a northbound freight (BNSF H-BARPAS1-22A), BNSF's V-RICWAT4-22A sits in Caliente, in the lower reaches of southern California's Tehachapi Mountains (at 1291-feet, and this i... (more)
BNSF 4390 leads a vehicle train out of Woodford.
BNSF Railway vehicle train V-RICWAT4-22A rounds the curve at Woodford as it approaches the famed Tehachapi Loop on its way from Richmond CA to Watson, in the Los Angeles' harbor area. A trio of G... (more)
Trackwork kept these rails silent through most of the day, but as the shadows slowly encroach the tracks on one of the longest days of the year, yet another meet is happening on the Wayzata Subdiv... (more)
BNSF light power waits in the hole at Wagon Mound for Amtrak #3 to pass by. Lucky for us the engineer was a railfan as well and stopped the power by the blades for a nice photo op!
A pair of BNSF gevos are running light on their way to pick up a tie train at Las Vegas screaming past the 706.2 semaphores at 70mph.
BNSF 7905 is tied down in the siding at Springer, NM with a MOW tie train.
BNSF light engines go into the hole at Wagon Mound to let Amtrak #3 around.
The BNSF locomotives that struggle up Curtis Hill match the Oklahoma red dirt pretty well. BNSF 7905 is no exception as it leads a westbound Z train up the grade out of the Cimarron River Valley.
An eastbound stack train crosses the Two Medicine River bridge just east of East Glacier Park Village. The nearby Glacier Park Lodge provided the railfanning coffee for this early morning shot.
Essex is a lonely spot in California's Mojave Desert, on the former Santa Fe mainline between Los Angeles and Chicago. BNSF Railway train S-CLOSCO1-01A, powered by the typical assortment of ES44D... (more)
Five GEVO's have this train well under control, as they highball west through Verona.
With dynamics whining, 4 ES44's head up an eastbound stack train down Edelstein Hill and under the signal bridge at West Chillicothe.