The F Tracks at Hobson are empty now, but soon they will be flooded with westbound trains that were stuck east of Oreapolis, NE earlier in that day due to MOW activities. BNSF 5733 gets serviced o... (more)
The UP Lincoln Local travels past CP Ballpark on the BNSF 2316 & 2451 traverse the UP Wye to proceed onto BNSF Trackage for interchanging cars in BNSF Hobson Yard on 4/13/2018.
Westbound trains refuel and await crews at Hobson Yard while the state capitol overlooks them.
A grain train has just hit the West end of the Creston Subdivision and turned south onto the Saint Joseph Subdivision.
Back in the mid to late 90s, this was a common lashup on a road manifest. Not so much anymore. I was lucky enough to catch this Lincoln-Hastings manifest with an all ATSF lashup just after it left... (more)
BNSF 1912 & 1697 perform switching in Hobson Yard, away from their typical position of the hump.
BNSF 626 & 176 work BNSF Hobson Yard, while BNSF 5107, BNSF 710 and CSX 5500 sit on an adjacent track waiting for a crew.
Some former Santa Fe units still earn their keep with BNSF today. Two such units lead a short local southbound on the Saint Joseph Subdivision having just exited Hobson Yard.
The CN runthrough coal train with a BCOL C40-8M enters Lincoln city limits. Look at the duct taped number on the back of the BCOL!
BNSF's Lincoln-Omaha-Lincoln job comes back into Hobson Yard with a very late 90s-like lashup.
BN train #61 is arriving in Lincoln, NE. GECX 8000 was originally LMX 8503 before being wrecked on the MRL and rebuilt by GE.
UP 3588 switches the yard in Lincoln, NE in the waning hours of a nice day in June of 1991. The bridge over Salt Creek is in the foreground.
BN 1991, which was painted in a red, white, and blue scheme as a tribute to the troops that participated in Operation Desert Storm, is seen on the point of an empty coal train which is about to ar... (more)
After making a pick-up, UP 3588 departs Lincoln, NE in June of 1991. The bridge over Salt Creek is in the background.
Cars pull up and roll out of the station as the California Zephyr makes its nightly stop.