Four-axle power brings a transfer freight up the Gooseneck in heavy rain. Headed in the opposite direction is a vehicle symbol headed down the Fort Scott Sub. The transfer run is out of Argentine ... (more)
As an eastbound stack train departs BNSF's Argentine Yard, 4429 West rocks through a switch as it heads into the giant facility. In the distance, CP and NS transfer freights wait for a light to en... (more)
A colorful lashup rolls eastbound through East Dubuque
A BNSF V train rounds the curve just east of East Dubuque, IL
A pair of geeps with a trio of Boeing cargo cars sitting along the coastline of Edmonds on a cold, but beautiful morning. I find it very humorous that a Washington license plate was attached to th... (more)
Oh to be back in summer... while enjoying some -8 degree F now, I reflect on June 5th when a BNSF hotshot came roaring under power lines in Coal City on a 70-some degree day. Early stages of what ... (more)
With the help of a DPU on the rear, two GE ACs attack the grade south of Tower 55 with a heavy coal load out of the PRB.
As a couple of BNSF westbounds wait for a light to proceed to Argentine Yard, an eastbound vehicle train departs for Chicago. At far left, a CP transfer freight approaches with an SD40-2F" re... (more)
Two BNSF northbounds await new crews at the northbound fuel racks in Temple, TX. 7669 North, an empty grain train, has just arrived, and its crew is now in the van. 5510 has been here a bit longer... (more)
Westbound BNSF coal empties descend the hogbacks into the valley just west of Bellevue, TX. In a few moments, the train will begin climbing out of the valley on a similar track profile.
One SD70MAC and one SD70MACe help shove an empty coal train northbound towards Pacific Junction, Iowa, where it will proceed westbound on the Creston Subdivision.
With U.S. 287 in the foreground, BNSF 1046 rolls quickly over the huge hogbacks just west of Bellevue on the Wichita Falls Sub.
A quiet night at "Sleepy Hollow" is interrupted by a passing train through the cold night air.
At sunset, an eastbound BNSF Q train roars out of the siding at Fruitland, TX, after meeting a manifest. Judging from the amount of exhaust, the engineer appears to have put the throttle in Run 16... (more)