One of the last original Great Northern signals stands guard over the Empire Builder at Shelby Montana
BNSF at its best. A high speed container trains runs around a slower moving mixed freight.
Eastbound grain empties roll through the strategic junction town of Shelby after having crossed Marais Pass
An odd lashup to see on BNSF's northern transcon ... a Soo SD60 (assuming this is a CP trackage rights train), followed by two ex-Chessie geeps, re-branded to ??
The junction south to Great Fal... (more)
The eastbound Empire Builder accelerates away from its station stop at Shelby.
Under Montana`s big sky, a BNSF manifest freight rolls east across the high plains through the small township of Devon.
15. This is it, the town of Devon. Not sure if anyone even lives here as I didn't see a soul move besides the traffic flying by on Highway 2 behind me. I am still 210 miles away from Essex, MT whe... (more)
16. This westbound skirts around another poor building just trying to hold own through the rest of winter. We have pretty much driven out of the snow covered plains as it is pretty dry here. We wi... (more)
A trio of C44s walked this 111 platform eastbound out of Shelby like there was no grade at all...it took a bit of a chase to bring 640mm to bear on him!
The Westbound Empire Builder races across the golden landscape of "Big Sky Country" just outside Shelby, MT.
CP 9515 and 8625 run light engine as the Empire Builder boards passengers at Shelby Station.
The Empire Builder pulls out of Shelby Station, Montana heading west.
BNSF 4775 crawls through Shelby on a warm June afternoon.