After waiting in Hobson Yard for an ungodly long time, the Lincoln-Tulsa manifest finally makes its way to Firth Hill.
Late in the afternoon, a workman inspects B-unit No. 7198, as well as the SD40-2s on either side of it, before they return to work on the hump.
BNSF 4377 East screams through the countryside near the small town of Joslin.
Near sunset, a westbound vehicle train departs Galesburg Yard by flying over the main line that heads for southern Illinois, and then curves onto the Ottumwa Sub to head west.
A BNSF local is just out of Bismarck/Mandan with a couple of rebuilt GP's, a car of scrap metal and 2 loads of lumber for the Menards distribution center at McKenzie a few miles away.
Early on a clear morning, an eastbound BNSF stack train hustles past the big yard in Clovis, NM.
Looking Santa Fe, like it should, the 5836 West comes out of the sag between Chalender and Williams Jct. as the snow is still melting on the Arizona Divide.
Winter at 8000’elevation in Utah’s Wasatch mountains. In spite of the BNSF leader, this is a Union Pacific coal train. The #4501 has pulled nearly all of its empty train entirely through the loade... (more)
An eastbound redball sails into Camden, MO on a Sunday morning, making haste for Marceline and beyond. A pity the Frisco locomotive colors didn't last into this era, but it's nice to see the coons... (more)
Various engines at the locomotive terminal in Galesburg, IL.
On Point at Sullivan's -A Los Angeles bound stack train rolls down the Cajon Pass on Main #2 at Sullivan's Curve.
Roaring off the Omaha Sub and about to hit the Sioux City Sub diamond at Ashland, NE, BN 7136 West has a couple big birds behind the power. The track in the foreground is the Creston Sub leading t... (more)
A westbound BNSF straddles the bench between rock bluffs and the river at Maryhill, WA.
Frac-sand train in the siding
At dusk, a hot BNSF pig train roars westward through Tangier, OK, just west of Woodward. The train is fighting a slight grade.