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  1. CN 2640

    CN 2640

    In the golden colors of sunset CN 2640 heads south to places unknown.
  2. Bathed in Morning Light

    Bathed in Morning Light

    Only a day after the Winter Solstice this southbound CN train makes its way through the quiet Wisconsin countryside on a sunny but cold morning.
  3. Canadian Imports

    Canadian Imports

    Two of BC Rail's cowl units enjoy the golden light of a setting sun.
  4. BNSF 6598

    BNSF 6598

    BNSF 6598 rounds the curve in Steward, IL with a Z-train in tow.
  5. Spot of Color in the Dull Haze

    Spot of Color in the Dull Haze

    CSXT 987, NS 1043, and NS 1067 the Reading Heritage unit wait to meet two west bound trains south of Rochelle on a hazy August afternoon.
  6. The First Meeting

    The First Meeting

    CSXT 201 pulls a train of autoracks through the Kentucky hills.
  7. CSXT 3014

    CSXT 3014

    American Pride is on display in La Grange, KY as CSX 3014 runs down Main Street for several blocks before having its own dedicated right of way back.
  8. BNSF 4708

    BNSF 4708

    A pair of warbonnets charge east.
  9. BNSF 7273

    BNSF 7273

    BNSF 7273 leads a stack train west into the setting sun.
  10. CN 2506

    CN 2506

    CN 2506 with two different colored number boards rolls south through Burlington, WI.
  11. Kennesaw Pedestrian Tunnel

    Kennesaw Pedestrian Tunnel

    A southbound coal drag, lead by CSX AC44CW 426 passes over the city of Kennesaw's recently opened pedestrian tunnel. The murals continue at the other end of the tunnel and tell the story of the Andrews Raid and the locomotive "General."
  12. The Three General Electrics

    The Three General Electrics

    CN's primary choices- C44-9W, C40-8M, and ES44DC. It has been said that the CN ES44DCs are having engine problems...Perhapd Hunter Harrison can't understand the 'Quick start' environmental systems in the engines? I can see the CN 115 again, so it must be Spring now.
  13. BNSF New C4 GEVO through the Bates rock cut..

    BNSF New C4 GEVO through the Bates rock cut..

    BNSF #6602 is the rear DPU on a Inside Gateway Trunk train. This was the 1st test run with the GE test car right behind the two lead C4's... This was my 1st attempt at catching these second trip to the BNSF Fallbridge Subdivision..
  14. Early Train

    Early Train

    Fall morning fog at the Pragersko - Hodos line in Slovenia as a GM-diesel pulled InterCity passes by, sadly it was also fall for the old infrastructure which doesn't exist anymore...
  15. Dash 9's on the high line

    Dash 9's on the high line

    2 BNSF Dash 9's in H2 paint on a grain train. A pretty typical sight on the high line...
  16. Evolution Swoosh

    Evolution Swoosh

    A close up of the "H3" swoosh logo on a BNSF ES44DC.
  17. Framed!


    The cab & air conditioner on BNSF Dash 9 #4595 is framed by a walk-through passage at the Helena depot
  18. BNSF manifest at Helena

    BNSF manifest at Helena

    A west-bound BNSF manifest waits at the Helena depot for a set of helpers after changing crew. I was able to catch a helper set heading back towards Helena up at Blossberg later that day:
  19. BNSF General Manifest west through North Dalles, Washington.

    BNSF General Manifest west through North Dalles, Washington.

    BNSF #3002 leads two other 4-axle power through the curve east of the East switch North Dalles to points westward in Washington state. The grain cars right behind the power were probably added to the train in Pasco to move to the Vancouver/Portland area.
  20. Amtrak @ Kalama, Washington

    Amtrak @ Kalama, Washington

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight is coasting through a curve at Kalama, Washington (MP 109 - Seattle Sub). Today's consist has the Amtrak #115, 120 & 507. Two of the three are 'normal' engines used in pool service on the Coast Starlight Long distance trains. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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