A loaded sand train eases down the steep Rutledge Hill into Ottumwa. The train is currently being walked over a pull apart. Coming down this 1.8% hill can be a challenge, especially when MofW want... (more)
A Gateway, IA, empty bound back to Black Thunder Mine, WY, rolls west on the Ottumwa Sub in southern Iowa. The train passes thru Lockridge and pass the local cemetery. Fall has been pretty late th... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder is parked at the depot at Minot waiting for a rested outbound crew to take the train west. An eastbound BNSF empty grain train rolls into Minot Yard for a crew change.
Back in 2000, the BNSF had their power spread all over the system. Interesting merger consists would appear many times. Here a BN and a Santa Fe unit are spliced in between 2 newer BNSF Dash 9's o... (more)
A DP MAC shoves hard on the back of this loaded coal train. The train is on a short section double track between McPherson and Hasting in southwestern Iowa. The train is passing thru the crossing ... (more)
A BNSF coal train rounds the curve onto the Santa Fe bridge in Larkspur, CO behind the BNSF 9100 class unit.
BNSF 6312 & 5959 are eastbound with a loaded coal train east of Whitman.
Thank You for Being There - An eastbound stack train climbs the Cajon Pass on Main #2 at WBCS Silverwood where a thank you sign has been erected.
The Split Between Siberia and Klondike
- A westbound manifest lead by BNSF 5821 climbs the back side of Ash Hill towards Ludlow California. FXE 4632, a GE ES44AC and BNSF 297, an EMD SD7... (more)
After stopping at Rockmart to pick up a new crew, the Juliette, GA bound coal drag grinds its way up Braswell Mountain on a beautiful Fall afternoon in North GA.
Fog is quickly lifting as an eastbound BNSF manifest freight speeds through Belknap, Montana, on the morning of October 14, 2018. Trailing the two road locomotives is Montana Rail Link No. 4319 he... (more)
BNSF 9172 & 9867 power westbound empties.
BNSF 8428 & 5700 with eastbound loads.
BNSF 7718 & 4210 with a westbound grain train near Dallesport.
BNSF 2549 (GP39-3) pulls a hot freight towards Niwot.