The SBDWSP9 is all powered up today, coming in at 4.1HPT they have made the quick work of the massive Mojave Desert and are running 1 hour and 8 mins ahead of schedule.
A view of BNSF's Northtown Yard and the General Mills plant outside Minneapolis, from the air. (Helicopter, not drone)
With the evening sun dropping fast behind the hills in the Tehachapi valley, a northbound BNSF manifest freight with a colorful mix of motive power races toward Bakersfield as it passes through Mo... (more)
As the sunsets on the second day of June, a Chicago bound stack train chugs up the long grade of Yampai Hill as it rounds the curve at Antares.
Five GE locomotives pull the hot Los Angeles, CA to Willow Springs, IL UPS train across the rolling desert landscape as it moves through the small community of Peach Springs, the main town on the ... (more)
Warbonnet 635 heads into the Denver Yard.
During the summer of Heritage I, a quartet of BNSF Dash 9s leads a stack train east at Winton, WA about 40 miles west of Wenatchee, the next crew change. In 1997 this was quite a treat after more ... (more)
A Montana Rail Link manifest rolls west on the causeway at the frog pond at Trout Creek, MT on a beautiful fall day in October 2015. Conditions permitted a rather nice reflection just west of Trou... (more)
BNSF leads a Z-train from South Seattle to Chicago around the loop at Trinidad, WA. Z-trains had been dropped due to inability of BNSF to keep schedules in 2015 due to oil, coal and grains train i... (more)
BNSF 6192 brings up the rear of a westbound coal train tucked into Heron, MT siding on Montana Rail Link. Soon a new crew would fire up the train and head it west to the BNSF at Hauser, ID.
BNSF SD40-2 #1603 still in its ATSF Bluebonnet livery leads a local south at Sand Creek Junction on its way to 38th Street Yard in Denver.
BNSF 3839 and 3801 command this O train westbound down Main 3 bound for Berdoo.
Its pretty neat hearing 710's climb Ash Hill! A pair of ACe's and an AC Gevo pull this short Amarillo manifest up the 1.44% grade. BNSF 9221, 8494, 5951 and
41 Loads, 14 Empties, 5491 Tons, 3825... (more)