Until recently, BNSF slapped Boeing fuselages from Wichita onto manifests headed to the Pacific Northwest. They have recently started running unit Boeing trains. This is a picture from the first m... (more)
Lots of power on display as this westbounder passes Medill, Missouri.
According to a friend, the southward absolute signals at Frenchmen Street are the last Southern riveted steel cantilever signal west of Birmingham and I believe it. Running as AV01 on NS, BNSF cr... (more)
Where are we again? NS 204 highballs across the Pacolet River at Converse which looks more like a scene from Montana considering the foreign power along with the snow that has blanketed the... (more)
A BNSF QKCKSAG run-through RoadRailer from Ft. Wayne, IN, on the NS (symbol 267) meets an eastbound grain train at Gardner, KS. The classic Santa Fe signal bridges in this photo are now gone, as i... (more)
BNSF 7811 and a trailing fakebonnet lead a presumably loaded grain train South down the hill.
A westbounder on the transcon approaching Wyaconda, Missouri.
BNSF 5151 leads a mixed freight off the Mendota Sub and into the Galesburg Yard.
An all EMD Northtown to Grand Forks manifest was a nice way to end our day. SD40-2, SD40-2, GP38-2 (with a reddish-orange patch to the conductor's side cab), SD40-2, SD40-2, MP15DC!
A Casselton, ND to Interbay, WA grainer crosses the Sheyenne River on a beautiful fall day. We didn't see anymore westbounds the entire afternoon, so this would end up being the last train I phot... (more)
A BNSF coal train snakes its way over the Missouri River with peak falls colors in the valley.
Just north of East Belle Ayr Jct. on the BNSF Orin Sub. in eastern Wyoming is Whitetail Hill. It is steep enough to require loaded trains to get an assist from the Belle Ayr helpers which are seen... (more)
Back when the East End District was still relatively fluid, an empty Georgia Power coal train takes the alternate routing to Sheffield, AL.
Another angle of the 10 unit consist rolling into Galesburg.
A BNSF manifest train led by a whopping 10 units rolls into Galesburg on a very frigid morning.