Airplanes afloat... for now! In just a few hundred miles, these airplanes will making national news, byswimming in the Clark Fork River as a result of a Montana Rail Link derailment.
Three big jacks glide West along the Missouri River, deep within the walls of the incredibly scenic Lombard Canyon.
Three Dash 9's showing the progression of the BNSF paint schemes get ready for service at the BNSF engine facility. From front to back are BNSF 749 in the Heritage III scheme, BNSF 1070 in a Heri... (more)
BNSF 9137 leads a southbound coal train through downtown Fort Worth and Tower 55. The Amtrak station sits in the background.
Westbound BNSF freight fills the landscape in Oroville.
Another empty oil train (CSX K055-28) heads west, bringing foreign power for the locals to see. My first BNSF sighting in many years.
NS 213 moving quick through Blacksburg, SC on its way to Atlanta, GA
A solid set of BNSF AC GEVOs leads hotshot intermodal 213 from Rutherford, PA to Atlanta, GA, seen here flying southward through Blacksburg, SC. This is the fourth time this power set has run the ... (more)
A BNSF inspection train emerges from Shed 7 on the line over Marias Pass. The train is westbound and will shortly be in Essex.
Engineer Colin gives a wave out the cab as he rolls past "The Barn" at Fairview Avenue.
It's been 23 years since the delivery of these SD60Ms, and since then, they've likely made many trips past this former Great Northern depot on the north line through Fargo. Today, in the twilight ... (more)
A couple veteran SD40-2's, representing 75 years of combined service, still work hard sorting freight cars in the Denver Yard.
BNSF 7749 and a leased CP unit are on the head end of a short northbound freight in the siding at Muldoon. A family member was the engineer and we had a nice chat during the long wait here.
What I did on my Summer vacation, redux: Empties head north.