BNSF 1078 rounds the first great loop at Austin, Montana with a heavy grain load. BNSF 1058 wears the BNSF paint scheme inspired by the Great Northern. I always thought BNSF got the paint rite the... (more)
Storm clouds are starting to gather over the Tehachapi Mountains as another lumber drag climbs south. The Tehachapi Mountains can sometimes be a very soggy place in March, bring out spectacular gr... (more)
Long shadows and crisp afternoon light greet a fast moving downhill intermodal.
Just minutes before the sun fell below the horizon, a BNSF stack glows in the ever so orange sunmer sunset light. This is a slightly more zoomed in photo from my previous upload, with the train a ... (more)
In classic A-B-A fashion, BNSF 253, 330 (GP60B) and 255 split the signals at CP 32 with about 40 cars of grain, chemicals and wood products for Longview Junction.
After the interchange with the Arizona & California railroad the BNSF local returns to PHX with an ex-Burlington Northern SD40 on point.
2 trains meet in Kingman Canyon on a hot August morning
A long EB Z train curves its way through Crozier Canyon
A heavy manifest screams up the 2.2% grade approaching Iron Ridge. The heavy manifest has a cut-in set of MRL manned helpers that can be seen smoking it up on the right side of the photo.
A T4 GEVO leads a tanker train through La Grange.
A BNSF SD60M leads a freight under a bridge spanning states in KC.
A long EB Q train climbs upgrade through Slaughterhouse Canyon
Just minutes before the sun fell below the horizon, a BNSF stack glows in the ever so orange sunmer sunset light. To the right is the small ranch with an old shed and an older style truck.
In the late afternoon, a short BNSF Z glides downhill at Maine after just tackling the mighty Supai Summit, with the San Francisco Peaks in the background.