Northbound with loaded sand train for the D&L at Taylor.
There is a stranger in the UP's North Yard.
On a cool, summer, night along Arizona's high country, the milky way is shining bright over the dark sky. In the mist of the peacefulness of a quiet desert, a BNSF intermodal train slowly rolls up... (more)
The hot westbound afternoon "Bird" rolls into Clinton and is a 1/2 mile from the crew change. This train is the Global 1 in Chicago, IL, to Brooklyn Yard in Portland, OR. The train is se... (more)
Eastbound Stockton Z-train passes the intermediates signals located at MP 123 on the Chilli Sub. These signals are out in the middle of now where between Wilbern and Chillicothe. Not too many of t... (more)
Sometimes a guy will see EMD-ACe power alittle bit here and there on intermodal trains, but not a real common thing with all the GE's. Here a lone SD70ACe bring up the rear end of this massive Log... (more)
The BNSF is working on replacing what's left of the ex-Santa Fe style signals east of Galesburg. Here the Stockton, CA, to Willow Springs, IL, Z-train blast by MP 171 and a pair of classic ex-Sant... (more)
I know it is the standard GEVO orange parade under the classic Santa Fe signals that goes on all the time....but one of these things is going away here real soon unfortunately. The signal gang is ... (more)
A Chicago to LA Q-train rolls thru the mist at the crossovers at Yost in East Galesburg. Yost is located at MP 173.7 on the BNSF Chillicothe Sub and currently is the western most control point wit... (more)
Empty coal train NS 827 rolling west through Glenvar in the early morning light
NS 65W with the Katy heritage unit, a rare catch in Virginia, sandwiched between two UP locos heading back west to home rails with an empty ethanol train.
CSXT ES44AH 3153 leads a loaded coal train west through Lake Station Indiana on the former NYC Michigan Central Porter Branch.
Passing an empty yard. Signs of a very slow coal economy. NS 18M departs Bluefield yard in the golden hour of the day.
Warmer temperatures and cool nights bring about very thick fog in the Yadkin River valley. YV1 exits a rural section of trackage into a fertile river bottom filled with corn that is only a few day... (more)
An eastern visitor sits on the power tracks on a clear morning.