It is May 10th and Spring is in the air. The trees are turning green from a long winter and there are Geese arriving in Alaska. 2014 was a good year for coal unlike 2015 where so far this year onl... (more)
Grinstein leader (sans nose herald) leads K040 south.
An ensuing rainy day withholds the moisture for the time being as northbound loaded rack train Q211 races through the small town of Bogart. 211 is passing ballast train A050-17 who will later head... (more)
Coal hoppers roll east through Bismarck, past the historic Northern Pacific railroad station. The 1900-built depot is slightly unusual in that its design is Spanish mission-style, which is not too... (more)
BNSF 9741 leads 2 BNSF pumpkins carrying oil tanker train K040 to the refinery. This was one of the few trains that had foreign power up front on a late April day
Remnants of a wreck that occurred on May 17, 2006, is still being cleaned up by contract crews two days later at Lakeside, Nebraska, on BNSF’s Sand Hills Subdivision. An eastbound BNSF coal train ... (more)
Two BNSF coal trains meet on the big horseshoe curve on Crawford Hill west of Belmont, Nebraska, on May 19, 2006.
SD60's and SD70MACs hold down the south end of the BNSF engine servicing yard.
BNSF SD70MAC’s are not often seen here in Utah. Normally they are used for coal train power in the Powder River Basin. But here is the 9646 rolling downgrade in Price River Canyon with the daily ... (more)
Norfolk Southern Intermodal Train I20 (Extra NS 220) makes their way Eastbound as they pass through Fruithurst, AL.
This little Dogwood tree is full of blooms as Spring is upon us, and the Buckingham Branch saw quite a bit of activity on this particular day. Seen here, an empty cut of 150 hoppers is seen going ... (more)
A sharp looking add on leads a colorful Q114 on the big curve south of Ravena.
A westbound CSX coal train crosses into Harpers Ferry, WV with a beat up SD70MAC leader on a surprisingly hot April afternoon.
Another day is coming to an end as a westbound BNSF coal empty heads downgrade toward a setting sun on Crawford Hill, Nebraska, on May 19, 2006.