ATSF 6408 coupled with one of Santa Fe's homemade CF-7s rolls through the autumn countryside west of Galesburg, IL on a November afternoon. The BNSF merger brought the hasty construction of a univ... (more)
Negotiating the curves entering Clay, Colorado, on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision is an eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe coal train on the afternoon of July 5, 2003. The head end is already a... (more)
An eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe coal train loops over the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon between Plainview and Clay, Colorado, on the afternoon of July 5, 2003. Leading the train are two GE ... (more)
BNSF 8000 at Hill 582 - [Blue Cut Fire Series] - While most of the Cajon Pass was burned over in the Blue Cut Fire (right side of the picture) the vegetation surrounding the east side of Hi... (more)
A westbound mixed manifest crosses over the Feather River and the Hwy at Tobin.
Scorched Earth - [Blue Cut Fire Series] - A pair of SD70Ace's on loan from the Powder River Division in Montana coast lite down the 2% grade at the crossing of Davis Road in the Cajon Pass ... (more)
Burnover at 3N45 - [Blue Cut Fire Series] - An eastbound stack train grinds up the hill as it approaches the grade separation with USFS Road 3N45. Fire damage from the Blue Cut Fire is evi... (more)
After coming off the NS connection track CSX Z346-18 (NS 737) is now starting up the hill on the CSX Chattanooga Sub at Wauhatchie (MP J-145.7 Wauhatchie). The 135 car empty coal bucket will run a... (more)
A few minutes after sunrise, this coal train is moving west on a slow order, headed for St. Louis.
An SD40-2R awaits repairs in the Springfield Yard locomotive shops.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe ES44AC number 6167 leads a coal train south through Monument, CO on August 27, 2016.
A southbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe coal train cruises through Colorado Springs, CO on August 27, 2016.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe ES44C4 number 7053 leads a train south through Monument, CO in the early morning light of August 27, 2016.
A BNSF Ace as DPU departing the Pekin coal plant and heading South on the Illinois & Midland. Two other coal trains wait to depart in the holding tracks.
At 10 minutes after sunrise this east bounder interrupted the sounds of cows mooing at a nearby farm. This is at West Medill on the BNSF Marceline subdivision.