A Patched Santa Fe B40-8W and an Executive Painted SD70MAC sits in the Riverbank Yard.
It was a full house at the BNSF engine servicing facility including some interesting power like BNSF 573, a former Warbonnet B40-8W.
BNSF 519 leads the Chicago to Galesburg local, running lite under the iconic cantilever signal bridge at Williamsfield, IL on the BNSF Chillicothe Subdivision. Though The Santa Fe is long gone, th... (more)
It is a hot day to venture out for photos but the variety in the BNSF engine service facility never disappoints.
Now on the Amtrak NEC our last spot on the Passenger Extra chase is along the Shore in Noank as the trains now can coast at a good speed to Providence.
Amtrak #507 makes a rare appearance on #8, The Empire Builder, as it races thru the Sturtevant Amtrak Depot.
What used to be the engines of the fastest Santa Fe intermodal trains, now turned to local power. Two of ATSF's finest sits on house tracks in Galesburg, Illinois.
After working Joliet Yard, M CHIGAL highballs west out of town with a pair of Santa Fe Warbonnets bracketing a GP60B.
An A-B-A set takes L CHI102 west this afternoon, led by Warbonnet B40-8W 555.
The "BN Clinton" passes the rock memorial to armed services in LeClaire with "pinky" leading.
After 26 years in the Mile High sun, BNSF 556 looks more like a Pinkbonnet than a Warbonnet. I would still rather see her run in all her faded glory than to see her in a Heritage III scheme.
Early morning at Green Gable Marina south of LeClaire,IA..
Early morning at PV as BNSF train 429 rounds the bend heading for Clinton. As I write this today's 429 with the same old warbonnet in the lead shimmers in the early morning sunlight across the Mis... (more)