BNSF 6080 (ES44AC) and mate get repositioned for service in the BNSF engine facility in Denver. Notice two out of town visitors (NS Pony and CSX) in the yard and sharp eyed foamers might also spo... (more)
At Grizzley, East Glacier, Montana, BNSF 6410 east works towards Shelby and Glasgow on the BNSF Hi-Line. The long empty crude oil train has been plauged with meets from Whitefish to Essex, and now... (more)
Two SD70ACe's lead one of the few trains moving on the Sandhills subdivision on the 21st.
The Willow Springs ramp job waits to continue its headroom move as the Argonne Job makes its shove move into GM Yard. It was a Santa Fe kind of morning in Hodgkins.
Westbound local at Hood in the Columbia River Gorge. Note the locomotive is a GP 39-3.
With 786 SD70MAC's purchase in the 90's for BN and then BNSF, these beast were the mainstay power for coal trains on the BNSF system for many years. When traffic levels tanked alot of these motors... (more)
While we waiting for the outbound Amtrak crew to get rested at Minot, I took the opportunity to get some BNSF action by the Minot Depot. Inbound eastbounds came in covered in heavy frost. This was... (more)
I can't imagine what the countryside looked like west of here if the engines looked like this!!!! Due to crew's rest we waited for over 3 hours for an outbound Amtrak crew to continue our trip wes... (more)
Not only is this type of lighting rare, but it only lasts a few minutes when it shows up. It's hard to catch a train, at exactly the time you want it, on a single track main, so I can consider my... (more)
A Lite power move heading southbound through the Seattle Waterfront on a sunny winter afternoon.
The Santa Fe cantilever still stood, along with the grain elevator, as this westbound BNSF train rolled west on the transcon.
An eastbound BNSF coal train passes through Centralia.
Y WSP931, an extra run to BRC's Clearing Yard, is exiting the BNSF Chillicothe Sub and entering IHB rails at McCook. A pair of Santa Fe Bluebonnets provide the power as the train crosses the Des P... (more)