The sun briefly pokes out of the clouds as UP 8705 leads the Herzog Ballast train up and out of Coal Creek Canyon while laying new ballast for the tracks.
After waiting for a few trains at Rocky Siding, UP 8705 leads a westbound Herzog Ballast train up Coal Creek Canyon.
The UP KG4LB climbs out of Benson, AZ
A Trona to Skyline coal train skirts an icy (but thawing) Scofield Reservoir on April 17, 2014.
Rain and mergers bring splashes of yellow to the desert.
The KOAMN takes us by surprise as it snakes through the tight turns in Pinole.