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  1. drew mitchem

    Loaded Grain Trains Returning to the Scenic Sub

    Man it got quiet in here all of a sudden.... ;) :D All kidding aside, I am happy to see loaded unit trains over any mountain grade, it makes the operations and fluidity of any railroad that much more challenging. I envy the brave train crews who have to endure these types of trains day in and...
  2. drew mitchem

    Loaded Grain Trains Returning to the Scenic Sub

    Hey it could be worse, like watching the high and mighty Ducks choke in the BCS championship game! :D
  3. Winner - "Darling of a GEVO" in first light

    Winner - "Darling of a GEVO" in first light

    BNSF 7559, a brand new ES44DC, leads a short manifest eastbound in first light at Darling, AZ on February 2, 2008.with the snow covered San Francisco peaks in the background.
  4. Spring is near, storms are here!

    Spring is near, storms are here!

    Cimarron Valley Railroad's Boise City turn sits tied down after going dead on the law just outside of Boise City, OK. A storm had just passed, leaving a part of a rainbow, nice dramatic storm clouds boiling above, and a freshly washed look to the lead loco, Southwestern Railroad 2601, one of the...
  5. drew mitchem

    Comment by 'drew mitchem' in media 'Milwaukee Road's Columbia River Bridge - March 2008 Photo Contest'

    Beautiful photogaph Dave! I still have yet to visit this bridge, but may have to see it while up in the Northwest in May.
  6. drew mitchem

    Comment by 'drew mitchem' in media '"Darling of a GEVO" in first light - February 2008 Photo Assignme'

    Thanks for all of the positive comments and awesome ratings everyone! Two-Tone: Yes, we picked up SRY384 from Lost Wages the night before and highballed for Flagstaff. After overnighting there, we headed east to Darling, arriving just as an eastbound was approaching. The sunrise virtually...
  7. drew mitchem

    Comment by 'drew mitchem' in media 'Surfliner "Surfin" along the Pacific Ocean'

    Good question Reed.....I wish I knew the answer as well.
  8. "Darling of a GEVO" in first light - February 2008 Photo Assignme

    "Darling of a GEVO" in first light - February 2008 Photo Assignme

    BNSF 7559, a brand new ES44DC, leads a short manifest eastbound in first light at Darling, AZ on February 2, 2008.with the snow covered San Francisco peaks in the background.
  9. Surfliner "Surfin" along  the Pacific Ocean

    Surfliner "Surfin" along the Pacific Ocean

    Amtrak 451 leads Amtrak train # 564 along the Pacific Ocean at Del Mar, CA on February 4, 2008
  10. Winter Night in Palmer Lake, CO

    Winter Night in Palmer Lake, CO

    A BNSF southbound coal load enters single track at Palmer Lake, CO on this chilly night of 12/9/07.
  11. drew mitchem

    Comment by 'drew mitchem' in media 'SP 4449 at Sunnyside Beach'

    Up close and personal of these beautful machines. I like how you got the water and rocks in the foreground with neighborhood in the background all into this one frame with the 2 steamers! Keep up the strong work!
  12. drew mitchem

    Comment by 'drew mitchem' in media 'SP 4449 at Winlock, WA'

    Great composition and good exposure on a rather dreary day to capture this rare type of move on the Seattle Sub!
  13. drew mitchem

    Comment by 'drew mitchem' in media 'BNSF 4602 at Moody, OR'

    Looks like you took a nice hike up the hill to get that shot! Very nice light on this train. Great Photo!
  14. drew mitchem

    Comment by 'drew mitchem' in media 'Sunset at Wishram'

    I wonder who that "dang" engineer was....:D
  15. New  BNSF Logo as far as the eye can see

    New BNSF Logo as far as the eye can see

    BNSF's G-BDEINB9-26A cars passes just east of Lind, WA on 5/30/2005 at 715pm with a solid set of the new Trinity 3 Bay Cylindrical hoppers on this beautiful spring evening. These cars were built in both 4/05 and 5/05, most likely on their first revenue run for the BNSF.
  16. drew mitchem

    Comment by 'drew mitchem' in media 'Cold wind = -35C'

    Its snowing sideways......thats AWESOME!!
  17. drew mitchem

    Comment by 'drew mitchem' in media 'AMTK 516 at South Bellingham'

    Beautiful Color, Beautiful scenery, train matches with the surroundings very well..framed very well. Great sun angle...wow!! Great photo Greg!




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