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  1. Pueblo Nights

    Pueblo Nights

    Union Pacific train MPBDV (Pueblo to Denver)rolls through a rural Grade Crossing north of Pueblo, Colorado on the former Rio Grande's "Joint Line".
  2. It's a heat wave on NS 21T

    It's a heat wave on NS 21T

    NS 21T climbing the 0.9% grade out of the Wabash River valley east of Clymers, IN on the NS Lafayette District Illinois Division (former Wabash).
  3. Dropping Down BOEING Hill

    Dropping Down BOEING Hill

    BNSF 2080 leads the BOEING Switch with a string of empties as it descends the 5.5 percent grade from the BOEING Everett plant to the BOEING Siding at Mukilteo,WA
  4. Climbing the west side

    Climbing the west side

    A BNSF manifest climbs the west slope of Mullan Pass a couple miles downgrade from the summit at Blossberg
  5. Snaking through Tunnel 8

    Snaking through Tunnel 8

    UP 1996 leads the MWCPT north through Tunnel 8 on Cuesta Grade. In moments the train will enter Tunnel 7, leaving the rest of the train still snaking through Tunnel 8 and Tunnel 9.
  6. Its all down hill from here

    Its all down hill from here

    The 3-unit helper set starts to head down the 1%grade towards Mullan Tunnel, which will steepen to 2.2% at the east end of the tunnel & continue down to Helena
  7. Mullan Grain

    Mullan Grain

    An east-bound BNSF grain train roars toward Helena, Mt as it decends the 2.2% grade on the east side of Mullan Pass near Austin.
  8. Crossing Guard

    Crossing Guard

    This BNSF inspection truck was sitting at this crossing in Saginaw, TX for so long, he reminded me of the road crossing guards I used to have in elementary school. Photo taken September 7, 2007.
  9. New Riverview crossing at grade

    New Riverview crossing at grade

    I found this up by the tracks while I was out last night. Apparently it was just put up in the last few weeks.
  10. ACWCSX1


    Same light units having just left the Purdue mill at Candor NC. At the bottom of one of the steepest hills heading to Aberdeen NC for another grain train from CSX.
  11. coasting down grade

    coasting down grade

    East bound intermodal coasting effortlessly down grade out side of Matfield Green
  12. Morning at MatfieldGreen

    Morning at MatfieldGreen

    4026 and 4052 head east down grade from MatfieldGreen
  13. China Mikado

    China Mikado

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