One word describes today. DEAD. I managed to see 2 trains and photograph one of them. As for the other I was only able to see it. Which was a ballast train with 2 SD70Ms and 52 cars that as I type this is parked in Manhattan, KS for a siding project west of there.
UP 6804 east.
My father and I were heading out to Rivers Manitoba at roughly 0600 and stopped and took this beauty at Antler Sask on CP Arcola Subdivision. We snapped a few shots then ended up chasing a friend who was on a CN freight at Spy Hill Sk to Rivers.
Two UP SD9043's take a general manifest to Canadian Pacific in Eastport, Id. from the major UP yard in Hinkle, Ore. The train is just out from the tunnel at Cold Springs that the highway has to go over the railroad. It was my 1st time actually catching a moving train along this stretch of the...
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..
CP 5853 knocks down the signal at mile 26.9 on the CP's Nipigon Subdivision. He's about to enter the last of 6 tunnels on his westward journey over the Heron Bay and Nipigon Subs across the north shore of Lake Superior. (October 4/2006)
A rare SD70ACe led coal train heads west at 6:54PM on 9/28/08 definately the best catch so far this fall. A thing to note even though rare this is just proof that it is possible to catch a Heritage Unit on a coal train!
On the final lap back to Los Angeles, Santa Fe #3751 and the California Limited highball Victorville
heading for Cajon Pass, San Bernardino and a westbound dash down the Pasadena Subdivision to LAUPT in 1991.
Finally I get to go railfanning there was a BNSF/NS led train behind this that I was waiting for but it didn't come till 12:48AM this was taken at about 8:58 just 2 minutes before curfuew Leading was UP 5936.
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