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  1. Lots Of Power Here,Literally

    Lots Of Power Here,Literally

    BNSF 5479 and BNSF 5662 in the lead of a northbound loaded unit coal train,pass under BPA high voltage power lines at Custer,WA enroute to the US-Canadian Border 9 miles ahead.
  2. BNSF


    Helper engine on a long coal train heading East at Highlands station in Hinsdale Illinois
  3. BNSF


    East bound on the BNSF tracks by Highlands station in Hinsdale Illinois
  4. BNSF


    From the bridge at Hinsdale Illinois
  5. Meet at Switch 9

    Meet at Switch 9

    EB Amtrak #6 and a an Extra SP 8305 West meet at Switch 9 on Donner Summit. A steady warning bell has been steadily clanging to warn track workers that a train is approaching. Jerry C. photo
  6. BNSF 5479 West

    BNSF 5479 West

    Westbound BNSF coal train makes it's way over the bridge at St. Regis, Montana
  7. BNSF 9629 Coal

    BNSF 9629 Coal

    A Westbound loaded coal train works it's way through Horsethief Lake, WA on the Columbia River Gorge
  8. Gorgerail 2011 / Coal Loads West

    Gorgerail 2011 / Coal Loads West

    Westbound coal loads at Horsethief Lake between Wishram and North Dalles, WA, late Sunday afternoon.
  9. Shoving The Wye at Grand Jct.

    Shoving The Wye at Grand Jct.

    The newly restored Southern Railway 630 is seen here shoving its train on the East leg of the wye at Grand Junction Station at the TVRM in Chattanooga, TN on May 7, 2011. The train uses the wye, that fully envelopes the Grand Jct. Station, to turn the train for the return trip to the East...
  10. Showing Its Colors

    Showing Its Colors

    The red interior of the brass bell is stricking against the beautiful black paint of the SOU Rwy. 630 and the lush, green foliage of the surround trees at Grand Junction in Chattanooga, TN. The train was arriving back after its second run to the East Chattanooga Station during National Train day...
  11. Beautiful Train, Friendly Crew!

    Beautiful Train, Friendly Crew!

    The SOU Rwy. 630 arrives back at Grand Junction after its second run of the day for the National Train Day activities at the TRVM in Chattanooga, TN. The train is seen here on the South leg of the wye that turns the train for the return, Eastbound trip to the East Chattanooga station.
  12. Fly Away, Fly Away!!!

    Fly Away, Fly Away!!!

    Notice the bird escapeing the steam thrown into the cool May Chattanooga air by the Southern Rwy. 630 as it arrives at Grand Junction. The train was arriving for the first run of the National Train Day activities at the TVRM.
  13. Steam In The Air

    Steam In The Air

    The light is PERFECT on this early May morning as the Southern Rwy. 630 approaches the wye at Grand Junction at the Tennessee Valley Railway Museum in Chattanooga, TN. The train was arriving around 9:15 AM for the first excusion run that was scheduled at 9:30. What a great start for National...
  14. Steaming Into Grand Junction

    Steaming Into Grand Junction

    The newly refurbished and great looking Southern Railway 630 pulls into Grand Junction Station at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM)in Chattanooga, TN during the National Train Day activities, May 7, 2011.
  15. UP Coal Train

    UP Coal Train

    A UP coal train led by a couple of worn out looking units, 7284 and former SP now patched UP 6406 slowly comes to a stop roughly 5 miles north of Waco (Texas) Bellmead Yard.
  16. On the Picnic Point S Curve

    On the Picnic Point S Curve

    BNSF 6386 leads a loaded unit coal train thru Picnic Point Park headed for a crew change at Everett,WA then on to Roberts Bank,BC to discharge over 12000 tons of coal.
  17. At Track Speed thru Custer.

    At Track Speed thru Custer.

    BNSF 9904 leads an empty southbound unit coal train at track speed (60 MPH) thru Custer,WA after discharging over 12,000 tons of export coal at Roberts Bank,BC.It's headed back to PRB for another load.
  18. Headed east for another load

    Headed east for another load

    BNSF 6064 with another ES44AC lead an empty unit coal train headed to the Lowell,WA siding and a crew change before the train heads east on the single track Scenic Sub main.At the rear are two SD70ACes as DPU pushers.The train originated at Roberts Bank,BC and is headed to the Powder River Basin
  19. Crossing Coal River

    Crossing Coal River

    A coal train just off the Coal River Sub. crosses Coal River in St. Albans.
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