BNSF's Malabar Switcher does most of its work in hard to photograph Malabar Yard. Here it pokes its nose out of the yard to clear a cut of cars across a switch.
A trio of Dash 9's glide downgrade through Kingman Canyon on the point of a westbound stack train.
In this modern era of run through and shared power you never know what combination of motors you might see. Here a BNSF leader with help from 2 Norfolk Southern locomotives power an eastbound CSX... (more)
BNSF 9002 sits crewless after bringing in a loaded coal train into Galesburg,IL
The early morning silence of the quiet town of La Plata is broken with the arrival of BNSF 5126 leading a short Z-train eastbound through town and past the old Santa Fe depot still used by Amtrak'... (more)
BNSF 3159 and 2131 are framed up between a pair of searchlight masts at Santa Fe Jct. as they lead a transfer from the KCS back to Argentine Yard.
This is about as close as one can get to photographing anything from the location of the old CR 75 bridge that crossed the CSX Garrett Sub between St. Joe, IN and Hicksville, OH. During our visit ... (more)
BNSF 4792 looks more like a model train than a real one as it bends around tight curves through rock cuts on its 2.2% grade climb from Skykomish to the Cascade Tunnel. This stack/vehicle train was... (more)
BNSF 4469 crests Stevens Pass and exits the Cascade Tunnel with a South Seattle-Chicago Q train. The "new" Cascade Tunnel opened in 1929 has been in service for 85 years, and was electri... (more)
A nice Santa Fe warbonnet SD75M arrives at Eola Yard with the M-BRCEOL.
BNSF 1789 (SD40-2) leads a mixed freight through the horseshoe turn and into the Denver Yard.
BNSF 6158, 5848, & 5899 lead westbound empties around a broad curve east of Litchfield as the conductor strikes a pose for the camera.
A recently renumbered warbonnet SD75I leads CN L521 west, about 3 miles east of Joliet where it will stop and do some switching before continuing to Spaulding.
A pair of BNSF EMDs bring some coal loads east through the farm fields of western Ohio on a cool spring morning.
BNSF 5618 heads a loaded coal train southeast toward Wendover Canyon after leaving Orin, WY and the Powder River Basin connection.