Over thirty-four thousand horsepower fight gravity, curvature and trailing tonnage to lift 17,842 tons of Montana's finest black diamonds over the 2.2% grade of the Northern Pacific route over Mul... (more)
Downtown sound was getting claim and quite as the Saturday evening hours progress, til NS 288 (Atlanta, GA-Detroit, MI) high tail north bound under the Hair signal with a pair of fairly new BNSF E... (more)
A couple of 'old school' painted light power units (BNSF 1802 is a SD40-2 and BNSF 2702 is a GP39-2) sit next to a line of heavy power units being serviced.
From Tehachapi Coming reaches the freight train Mojave.
Man's Best Friend
There's nothing like sharing an afternoon of railfanning with your best friend, even if she's a little crazy (and I'm not talking about my wife). On this chilly but ... (more)
A loaded DEEX coal train streaks thru the night along the CSXT Pemberville Sub. This coal train has 2 run thru BNSF SD70MAC's and rolls north towards Toledo. The train is seen passing some ex-C&O ... (more)
Eastbound 859 passes the signal at College with an empty hopper train.
With the Chicago skyline in the background, the BNSF GP39-3R switches out Metra's Roosevelt Rd yard as it will eventually switch out Metra bilevels and locomotives for maintenance and for use on t... (more)
A BNSF GP39-3R rebuild heads toward the Metra coachyard to switch out some passenger cars for maintenance and for use on Metra train sets.
Flamed out BNSF 4777 leads a empty oil train west out of Aurora.
BNSF 6030 (ES44AC) brings a coal train into Castle Rock, Colorado on the Joint Line, where it will stop until given clearance to proceed to Colorado Springs
At 5:58 a.m. on June 4, 2014, a westbound BNSF manifest freight climbs through Rocky, Colorado, on Union Pacific’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.
An executive leader moves some oil under a classic C&O signal bridge. These signals and associated code line can still be found along the former C&O north of Columbus, OH.
With summer monsoons threatening to the east and west, BNSF 7095 races east across the California/Arizonia River at Topock in the last sunny skies it'll see for miles.
A solo BNSF SD70ACe leads 200 empties on 80W Eastbound through Sprigg, as the fog rises from a rain shower that ended minutes earlier.