The Eastbound Empire Builder.
What’s at the end of the rainbow? It’s a pair of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Heritage I GE C44-9Ws on a westbound grain train climbing Marias Pass working through the sweeping curve at... (more)
An early-morning eastbound intermodal has crossed Marias Pass and has almost reached the prairies as it swings around the big curve just west of Browning. The mountains of Glacier National Park a... (more)
BNSF ES44C4 7188 and C44-9W 5223 are on their knees, climbing the stiff grade through Browning with a loaded Vancouver, WA bound grain train.
BNSF 7204 leads a Pasco, WA bound manifest through the flatlands east of Marias Pass on the Hi-Line.
Amtrak's eastbound "Empire Builder" speeds around a tight curve west of Browning, MT preparing for a station stop, about 15 minutes AHEAD of schedule! Strange....
Seattle-Joliet stacks whip around a super-evelavted curve west of Browning on BNSF's Hi Line Sub.
Snow-covered Rocky Mountains of Glacier National Park recede in the rear dome windows of private car “Sierra Hotel” as Amtrak No. 8, the eastbound Empire Builder, cruises east of Browning, Montana... (more)
Lots of snow in the Montana Rockies this year, so much so that an avalanche closed this route near Java yesterday. Earlier in February the Empire Builder made for a fine, albeit late, sight curvin... (more)
A late No. 8 will become even later as it eases to a stop at East Browning where it would wait nearly an hour for two westbound trains. BNSF had eight trains dead and tied down between Nyack and P... (more)
Heritage on the Hi-Line: Ice cold winds whip across the northern plains to greet Norfolk Southern heritage unit No. 8114, dressed in the red and black of the original Norfolk Southern Railw... (more)
Just after sunrise a loaded grain train works west as two helpers can be seen in the distance shoving on the rear.
Winter on the Hi-Line: Winter comes early to Montana's Hi-Line and the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, as seen in this image from Oct. 29, 2013 of a westbound BNSF Railway grain train slowly ... (more)
The Empire Builder: Amtrak's No. 8, the Empire Builder, rolls east through Browning, Mont. on Aug. 25, 2013. The second unit is No. 184, which sports Amtrak's Phase IV heritage scheme. Smok... (more)