A westbound BNSF coal empty rounds the big curve coming down from Breezy Point on Crawford Hill in Nebraska, on July 10, 2018.
SD40-2s 7287 and 7238 haul grain cars towards the upper horseshoe curve.
An SD40-2 helper set shoves a loaded train around Breezy Point.
Here I was lucky to get an Oakway on the point of a train, descending the upper horseshoe. Trailing units are SD40-2 7268, SF30C 9546, C30-7 5068 and SD40-2P KCS 616.
Westbound empties roll down from the upper horseshoe curve.
A loaded OMAX unit coal train is restarted from a signal check at MP 414.9. Trailing units are SD40-2 7815, SD40-2P KCS 638 and C30-7s 8155 & 5204.
Once a common sight, but becoming a rarity by the time this photo was taken, a solid set of five C30-7s wheel their train around Breezy Point.
A westbound Burlington Northern empty coal train led by EMD SD60M No. 9226 approaches the town of Crawford, Nebraska, while on the south main, a coal load storms out of town with four SD40-2 helpe... (more)
A KCLX unit coal train climbs round Breezy Point. The train's SD40-2 pushers are visible in the background.
A JECX coal train climbs round the upper horseshoe curve. Trailing units are AC44CW UP 7033, Oakway SD60s 9047 and 9091.
Burlington Northern C30-7 5531 leads a CEPX coal train round the upper horseshoe of Crawford Hill. Trailing units are SD40-2 8090, C30-7 5178 and Oakway SD60 9010.
A trio of BNSF SD70MACs rolls a train of empties down the upper horseshoe curve of Crawford Hill.
Burlington Northern's sharp looking SD70MACs rapidly took over the majority of the coal business as their numbers increased and were augmented by BNSF units in the Grinstein colors as well as the ... (more)