The hottest train on the entire BNSF system, the Willow Springs, IL to North Bay, CA Z9 (formally the 199), waste no time doing 70 MPH and kicking snow as it rockets through the control point of B... (more)
Heavy snow falls onto the ground in downtown Flagstaff as BNSF's Belen, NM to Barstow, CA manifest rolls through town on February 14th, 2018.
FINAL RUNS: The deadhead move for the Saratoga and North Creek Railway's final Snow Train appropriately battles through an April snowstorm as the train heads south through Stony Creek, NY o... (more)
Poor ol' 303 sits at a road crossing, been there for a time. She sure looks lonely resting in a cold snow, her prime mover gone, rust working on her body. Once she ran these rails proudly.
It is well below freezing as BNSF 8284 (ES44AC) leads a mixed freight past the UP's North Yard and onward to the BNSF's Denver Yard.
Every one is taking it all in as steam powered Rotary OY, K36 487 and K36 488 Clean out the tracks a Cumbres Summit.
This One Stung a Little
On a winter trip to Vermont, we headed east from Rutland in hopes of intercepting the Green Mountain train coming from Bellows Falls. We made it to Spring L... (more)
NS 813 fights yet another Springtime snowstorm as they head for Bluefield, WV through Narrows, VA along the Christiansburg district a week into the season.
195 passes through the flood gates at Matewan, behind a snow-caked SD70ACe, in a March snowstorm.
While we waiting for the outbound Amtrak crew to get rested at Minot, I took the opportunity to get some BNSF action by the Minot Depot. Inbound eastbounds came in covered in heavy frost. This was... (more)
I can't imagine what the countryside looked like west of here if the engines looked like this!!!! Due to crew's rest we waited for over 3 hours for an outbound Amtrak crew to continue our trip wes... (more)
5506 kicks up the snow as it crosses Lock Street after a big March Snowstorm.
Phase III heritage #822 is in charge of the westbound Empire Builder as it meets an inbound Hiawatha under the position lights at CP Morgan.
With heavy snow falling, 24M shoves it's train into the Lombard St intermodal yard, as it ducks under CSX's Sparrows Point Industrial Track.
Snow tiger Leaving Glacier National Park in high winds and whipping snow on a frigid March 3, 1989, an eastbound Burlington Northern freight led by tiger-striped GP50 No. 3140 heads for... (more)