The 2nd empty crude train in a row crosses Java Creek Trestle, climbing the west side of Marias Pass. The engine hood was replaced with an older Heritage II painted one.
The single DPU of empty crude oil U TAOTND0 25 with an uncommon triple unit helper K ESXESX3 18. One of the helper motors is being swapped out and will stay with the oil train to Shelby for fuel ... (more)
Jennings is where the new allignment of the Great Northern split off to bypass Lake Kookanusa.
It doesn't get much better than a pair of SD40's passing the fall colors of a grove of Cottonwood trees along the Yellowstone River. It had been over 20 years since I'd done anything with MRL, bu... (more)
"Passing Pipestone on Pipestone Pass" An MRL ballast train shoves up Pipestone Pass to Conda Mining, with the engines passing under an outcropping of pipestone.
The Bozeman local returns to it's home, but will first take the siding to work a lumber reload, passing under a soon to be replaced Northern Pacific RR cantilever signal.
A plain blue scheme isn't one I'd expect to like, but the nose logo makes it decent. Here, a Patriot Rail blue dip leads a United Alloy Corp train of Boeing airplane parts.
It's a good day when Canadian Pacific heritage paint leads a train into Atlanta in sweet morning light. It's one of the few positives I'm finding in the CP/KCS merger.
A pair of 70's lead a very underpowered UPS intermodal. The engineer wasn't even sure if he'd make Tallapoosa Hill.
With 30 covered gondolas of fly ash ahead of 65 platforms of intermodal, there is no rest for the weary on Labor Day. This was a relaxing walk from Bog Brewing Company, where my girlfriend was en... (more)
FEC's Sunday version of 105, a Jax-NSB turn often running with 2nd generation power, passes the North Course 14th tee of the Daytona Beach Municipal Golf Course.
Not the first time I've photographed an A-B-B-A-A set of GP60's, but definitely a first on a freight in Washington in BNSF H3 Paint.
A loaded grainer climbs through Marshall Canyon.
The rear motor on the Plummer Turn shoves the train out of the St Joe River Valley.
The night gas curves through Arlee on MRL's Scenic 10th Subdivision.