Westbound Chicago to Northern California train 189 bursts into sunlight out of Santa Fe's only double track tunnel near Nelson station.
BNSF's twice a week northbound Pikes Peak Local was approaching Greenland led by a very unusual for this local exSanta Fe B40
Here we see GE B40-8W 522 leading 4 screaming EMD GP60M's as they roar out of tunnel 5 at Cliff
After shoving out of GM Yard, a worn out warbonnet heads west at CP Harbor with the way freight for Galesburg.
Looking railraod east (north) from the cab of BNSF 557, BNSF 548 was approaching CP Badger with a train of empty stack cars for one of the facilities on Terminal Island in the port of Los Angeles.
GE day on the locals at Barstow,IL...The local turned at Joslin instead of Thompson per instruction from the Chief DS as the Subdivision was to heavily trafficked for a local to be out there.
GE day on the locals at Barstow,IL.. The Thompson turn leaves with one on each end. There are two more back on the engine track.
GE day on the locals at Barstow,IL..
A pair of Warbonnet GEs bracket a pair of GP60Bs on a pig train passing by Joliet Union Station. Notice the paint already peeling off of the nose of the lead unit. Bob Zwiers photo.
Former Santa Fe #556 and a BNSF SD40-2 rest on the house track in Longmont, CO after a winter storm delivered some snow through out the morning.
The Longmont Switch sits on the house track in Longmont while the Buck Local power in the background sits on the Turkey Lead on a mild Thursday night.
The Cadiz Local shows off its full spectrum of power on this lazy curve as it approaches Barstow Yard. Someone art the power desk must've been a buff!
Santa Fe, all the way!!! The holiday-outlawed Cadiz Local is finally making its way back home to Barstow with some nostalgia-inducing power! Just a quick grab off the road before chasing on!