A sharp curve slows the eastbound California Zephyr just after passing Thompson Springs.
The Union Pacific Potash Local cruises along US191 southbound toward Moab and Potash. The once-a-week local travels along the Cane Creek branch through some of the most beautiful terrain in Utah.
A very short Wichita, Tillman, and Jackson Railway train heads north toward Oklahoma. The train has just passed Burkburnett and is descending the grade toward the Red River on former MKT trackage... (more)
The southbound Heartland Flyer slows for its Norman station stop on a clear morning. The southbound leg of the heartland flyer is lead by a Non Powered Control Unit (NPCU), former F40PH #222.
A manifest freight climbs the hill into Noble, OK as it heads south on the BNSF Red Rock Subdivision.
A southbound stack train heads through Troy on a frosty December morning. It is passing under one of the few remaining B&O CPL signals that remain on the Toledo Subdivision.
The bonus of being a pilot is the ability to get unique aerial train photos. On my way back to the Chickasha Airport I got a great view of a Union Pacific local easing across the Stillwater Centra... (more)
A southbound BNSF Z Train rumbles past the Amtrak station in Norman. The station serves the daily Heartland Flyer that goes from OKC to Fort Worth in the morning and returns in the evening.
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.
NS 9702 leads a westbound BNSF piggyback train up Curtis Hill. The engineer had the train in notch 8 as it was approaching the steepest part of the hill.
A lone SD70ACe leads a unit propane train southbound on the Red Rock Subdivision through noble. It is passing the equipment repair track at Chestnut street that was formerly an industrial spur.
A Soutbound Union Pacific manifest at the Longhorn Trail crossing just south of Enid, OK. The train has just passed Vance AFB, one of the four USAF pilot training bases.