SD70-MACs were the premier coal haulers for a number of years on BN/BNSF. Here a lovely pair are motoring into the yard at Alliance, NE with another string of empty coal buckets on an April aftern... (more)
A BNSF Z train makes it way westward between the Mississippi River and the Palisades just north of Savanna, IL. CN has trackage rights on this portion of the Aurora Sub.
In the evening following a major downpour, an SD40 and SD39 work Galesburg Yard. The storm has left large puddles throughout the yard, which reflect the illumination from the yard lights. The loco... (more)
In late summer the idyllic Nebraska Sandhiils are alive with sunflowers. Lonely US 2 has almost every passing vehicle driver offering a friendly wave. On a subdivision dominated by coal trains, BN... (more)
Making a turn towards good light is train BNSF H MADGAL1 05A with BNSF 3776 in charge as it makes its way into Virden, IL. This train originated in the TRRA's Madison Yard down in Madison, IL and ... (more)
Back in the day the red and silver lasted for quite a while. Here is a scene with some nice warbonnets at a famous shot on Tehachapi.
IN 2006 the sun sets at Edison while a southbound BNSF stack train breezes towards Sandcut, CA on UPs Mojave sub.
In the fall of 2005 an Southound BNSF was stopped at Sandcut, CA. In the foreground the conductor of BNSF 4239 watches a Northbound pass by as the hr approaches midnight.
During the late 90s/early 2000s I was obsessed with the sunset at Sandcut. Every April and October the sun would set perfectly over the rails, I would try to get a specific shot almost every year... (more)
BNSF Southwest Division placard under the eaves of division headquarters in Vaughn.
Just as the sun touches the lip of the mountains to the west, BNSF 8326 West passes the beautiful sandstone bluffs at Mesita, NM. This territory is all part of the Laguna Indian Reservation. The p... (more)
At sunset, BNSF 7126 West rolls down the long "ramp" from Abo Canyon to Belen, NM. In Belen, he'll make a fast crew change before continuing west on the Gallup Sub.
A westbound manifest crawling through a form B restriction with some of the track gang equipment rolling along main #2.
A BNSF GP39-2 leads a local in Joliet, IL.
Heading upgrade, BNSF 5088 West negotiates the big, tight curve at Willard, NM.