At sunrise on January 6, 2011, BNSF's Denver to Chicago Z-train flies eastbound at Barr, Colorado, with the morning sun silhouetting UPS “pup” trailers headed for the Windy City.
The First Watson heads south through Redondo Beach on its way from working Chevron in El Segundo to working Exxon Mobil in Torrance.
A BNSF stack train races through Streator on a beautiful afternoon on its way to Galesburg and ultimately the west coast.
This paint scheme was devised by Jerry Grinstein, the CEO of the Burlington Northern Railroad from 1985 to 1995 and was applied to the railroad's last order for locomotives before the merger, the ... (more)
Eastbound Z train east of North Dalles on the Fallbridge Sub.
Westbound oil train passing through the Columbia River gorge near Prindle on the Fallbridge Sub.
These days you feel fortunate to see an 'Executive' painted MAC running the BNSF rails around Denver. This one is muscling a loaded coal train along the Joint Line and sports a unique Heritage II... (more)
Crawling along at around 8mph, BNSF 6292 and 4 other motors, run 3x2 up the steep portion of Raton Pass as it rumbles by Wootton Ranch. With grades reaching as steep as 3.5% between Gallinas and R... (more)
A couple of new Dash 9's in sequential order haul what looks to be an old #8 (Tacoma-Bedford Park) stack train judging by all the Evergreen containers.
Southbound local passes Barr Lake on its way towards Denver
Manifest train passes in front of Grossman Iron and Steel at the North Market Interlocking of the Terminal Railroad Association.
BNSF 6292 makes some noise up the 2% portion of Raton Pass, as it passes by the photogenic S-Curve at Gallinas, CO.
BNSF 6292 eases its way into the deserted yards at Raton, NM to be tied down for the night. This ballast train was sent to shore up marked right of way areas between CTC French and TWC Levy. For R... (more)
Two frosted pumpkins get ready to leave the Denver Yard with a string of oil cans.