A bunch of slow orders have slowed the hot shot Chicago, IL to Denver, CO Z-Train that is seen coming into the small town of Hudson, CO at sunset.
BNSF ES44C4 6844 is seen leading a westbound grain having just crossed Marias Pass - 15/09/2013
BNSF ES44DC 7419 is seen leading an eastbound grain at Bison, Mt - 15/09/2013
This BNSF double-stack train passes the Emeryville Amtrak station en route to Oakland.
The rays of the rising sun have just reached the BNSF's rails in the Mojave Desert as an eastbound stack train clears Fenner and will soon be cresting the summit at Goffs.
Eastbound on the former C&O mainline, K080-03 eases into the curve at Sandstone on its trek across the snow covered New River Gorge to Hinton. The 100 train of crude oil is enroute to a Yorktown, ... (more)
An eastbound stack train has just crested Ash Hill. The crew change point at Needles still lies 107 miles ahead across the Mojave Desert.
On a clear January afternoon, two pristine new ES44C4's lead a westbound stack train up Goffs Hill. Most of the trip across the Mojave Desert still lies ahead.
Gliding along the New River at Meadow Creek, eastbound crude oil loads pass an assortment of crossovers once protected by C&O's MD cabin at the site of the former C&O/NF&G interchange.
FPON! Another sign of CN's continuing power shortage. This pair of BNSF units came into Montreal on a loaded crude oil train, but instead of sending the pair back with the empties... (more)
In 1972 the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway introduced the 'Yellowbonnet' scheme for freight engines. You can still find BNSF engines in that scheme working the Denver Yard.
The Kearney Turn prepares to depart Murray Yard at Block 224. In the background, a KCPL coal train departs for KCS' Knocke Yard. . A few completely intact searchlight signals can be seen in the si... (more)
NS 211 glides through Emmaus with a couple foreign visitors.
A rerouted Q train sits at Sharon road in Glendale with a new BNSF ES44C4 leading, 2 UP engines in the middle, and a warbonnet as the 4th unit.
A mix of railroad power leads the hot intermodal NS 203 over the Potomac River crossing from Maryland into West Virginia. In the consist is BNSF 7854, NS 8988 and UP 8665.