One of five trains on the district to have not-so-unusual BNSF power for the day, Birmingham-bound manifest 153 splits the signals in downtown Oakwood on the second full day of spring.
Less their trucks, BNSF 9735 and TFM 1623 (another SD70MAC) have been loaded onto a pair of heavyweight flatcars. Following a wreck in Keithville, Louisiana (Dec. 2013), five locomotives (includ... (more)
After digging a cut of spines out of Gateley Siding, the 0011 job makes the short sprint to UPS's North Bay Facility.
Two Burlington Northern Santa Fe SD40-2s lead the eastbound “beer train” through Arvada, Colorado, on September 6, 2000. BNSF’s Golden Subdivision serves the Coors Brewery in Golden (among other c... (more)
15T rolls up the mountain on the old N&W with BNSF power leading.
A fast moving eastbounder passing under a decommissioned ATSF signal bridge seen from the new Bayport Avenue bridge. This photo is from the BNSF Marceline Sub.
During the Conrail years I would usually take the time to scout out a shot or new angle but these days I have gotten much lazier in the hobby. A day before my birthday on a stellar, blue dome Sa... (more)
BNSF 6065 east rolls alongside the frozen Mississippi River through the river town of Alma.
A Philly oil with a modern BNSF/CN mix rumbles over the frozen creek on a stellar, blue dome morning.
BNSF Warbonnet leads CSX Q667 approaching Statham on a sunny start to March
Another big Philly bound oil storms the big curve for New Baltimore. I always liked the H2 painted Macs.
A BNSF DPU trails on an empty hopper train as it transits MRL back to BNSF rails at Laurel and on to the Powder River Basin for another load of coal. This view from the east side of Livingston se... (more)
This BNSF train is headed west on the BNSF Marceline Sub near Ethel, Missouri. In this area there is a little piece of mountain railroading called Cardy Hill where grades approach 1.8 percent.
Interchanged at Rouses Point NY, Canadian National #529 leans into the curve coming into St-Jean amidst light flurries