After flying for much of its trip, UP 4141 comes to a crawl as it approaches Oreapolis.
UP 4014 pulls out of its overnight stop of Sidney on its way to North Platte. At the same time, BNSF sent a Southbound over the 4014 on its own line. Talk about perfect timing.
Until recently, BNSF slapped Boeing fuselages from Wichita onto manifests headed to the Pacific Northwest. They have recently started running unit Boeing trains. This is a picture from the first m... (more)
UP 4141 in on a segment of the trip where it is on the rear of the train. 4141, along with 1111, which is behind it in this photo, is being displayed at TD Ameritrade Park for the College World Se... (more)
"It's an October blizzard here in Nebraska!" are the exact words of the conductor on this sand train as it plows through a rare October snowstorm.
CSXT 752 leads Q352-14 across the river from Downtown Pittsburgh, thru Station Square.
Firth Hill is down to one track due to a dispatching blunder which resulted in a bunch of crews dying. That made for this nice photo opportunity as a colorful grain train passes two of those tied ... (more)
UP 1996 and 2 CSX units pass miles of corn fields in the middle of nowhere, NE.
UP's Lincoln-Valley local heads back on South to Lincoln.
Pere Marquette 1225 chugs hard out of Cadillac on its way back to Mt. Pleasant.
IAIS QJ 6988 leads the 2nd trip out of five up the hill and into Altoona.
The BNSF-NS transfer with pretty nice power heads towards the NS autorack facility near Birmingham, MO.
The CN runthrough coal train with a BCOL C40-8M enters Lincoln city limits. Look at the duct taped number on the back of the BCOL!
Back in the mid to late 90s, this was a common lashup on a road manifest. Not so much anymore. I was lucky enough to catch this Lincoln-Hastings manifest with an all ATSF lashup just after it left... (more)