A fairly dirty C4 heads up a westbound Z train as it departs the historic, ex-Santa Fe Railway Harvey House/depot in Needles for the trip across the desert to Barstow.
BNSF 8090 pays its respects to GN 599, the last SD9 acquired by GN back in 1958. GN 599 is in the process of being cosmetically restored and will be on permanent display in Skykomish near the depo... (more)
BNSF 8090 is in dynamics and has brakes set as it guides its Z train down the 2.2% grade toward Skykomish. The old GN mainline is engulfed in evergreen foliage.
BNSF 8090 leads four more GEs on a westbound Z train as it crosses the Wenatchee River after exiting Chumstick Tunnel. It will soon roll through Swede and Winton tunnels as it continues its climb ... (more)
BNSF 6543 brings up the end of a stack train as the BNSF cuts through a pear orchard near Cashmere, WA. Harvesting has begun and boxes are being ready for loading by migrant workers. Weather condi... (more)
BNSF 7099 leads a vehicle train west from Wenatchee. The train is along the Wenatchee River at Cashmere siding. 7099 has sideswiped something based on the crease on its side. BNSF 270, a rebuilt S... (more)
BNSF's Richmond to Barstow manifest passes through Sandcut with 4219 on the rear.
As the sun lay low across the prairie, BNSF U-FCKCNI-0-20 is slowly easeing its way down grade as the unit sand train is about the diverge from the main 2 track at Control-Point (CP) 1805 (MP-185.... (more)
A manifest train bound for Birmingham, Alabama throttles up through the small town of Potts Camp, Mississippi on crystal clear September morning.
BNSF 6687 leads a westbound intermodal through Kingman Canyon, Arizona on October 15, 2013.
First Light strikes and 2 comply!
A BNSF Manifest makes its way downgrade heading towards Barstow as a long Q train battles the grade up to the Arizona Divide. Nothing quite like starting your ... (more)
BNSF ES44C4 #6906 approaching Tehachapi Summit on the point of a northbound stack train.
BNSF ES44C4 #6838 leading a J.B. Hunt stack train downgrade thru the Tehachapi mountains between the sidings of Marcel and Walong.