BNSF GP40M No. 3002 blasts upgrade in the late afternoon light with a manifest freight at Tobin, Montana. Montana's capital city, Helena, lies in the valley below. This is just west of the beginni... (more)
northbound BNSF Pikes Peak Local Greenland, CO
The regular Willmar, MN to Watertown, SD pulls out of Bellingham after some switching at the local grain elevator.
BN 3021, one of twenty-two GP40M's, works hard, getting out of town.
The Pikes Peak Local works north on Main 2 entering Larkspur with a nice GP40/GP60 duo providing the horses.
The crew of the Pikes Peak Local kicks back on Main 1 as they wait for a northbound to clear off the single track portion of the Joint Line to their south. About the only standard cab-led train t... (more)
After a brief delay at MP 42, the Pikes Peak Local is underway again as it crosses the famous Santa Fe bridge in Larkspur. Times have certainly changed; this is the first standard cab-led train I... (more)
Southbound BNSF Big Lift Local approaches Palmer Lake, CO running on the normal northbound main #2 on BNSF's Pikes Peak Sub joint UP-BNSF Joint Line
Power not normally seen in the Powder River Basin is assigned to this ballast train working down Logan Hill. BN 3523 leads a colorful lash up of ATSF 3062, EMD 6417,MRL 200,and a couple ex ATSF SF... (more)
First blizzard of the season
BNSF 3010 heads west toward the Appleton Sub Jct.