On the morning of July 1, 2017, an eastbound BNSF grain train rumbles through Lombard, Montana, on Montana Rail Link’s former BN/Northern Pacific main line. The train is passing the truncated brid... (more)
Local power parked in the yard for the weekend.
A BNSF intermodal stretches out between tunnel's 1 and 2 while the lead units exit tunnel 1 and are approaching Caliente out of frame to the left.
A BNSF intermodal rounds the horseshoe curve in Caliente and is approaching the opening to the short canyon below.
Dawn at BealvilleSince the night sky lightened to forewarn dawn, clouds filled in the sky over Tehachapi Pass. A low sun tries in vain to peek through a break in the gloom. At 6:45 a.m.... (more)
BNSF 2904 started life in 1964 as a GP35 for the Chicago Burlington & Quincy before being rebuilt as a GP39E for the Burlington Northern.
BNSF 4059 brings its train (Q-SBDCHI 7-24) underneath one of last sets of Santa Fe style signal bridges in the nation. With cantilevers on the property (not constructed), the fate of these signals... (more)
Leading the charge of early morning eastbounds on the BNSF Chillicothe subdivision, BNSF 4099 has no problem making the heavy grade into the Illinois River valley with train BNSF Z PHXWSP7 01L in ... (more)
BNSF SD70ACe 8564, pulls a manifest up river.
A lone BNSF Tier 4 GE leads 6 business cars on a deadhead trip back to the shop in Topeka. Construction for the replacement Media Trestle is progressing with a projected cutover in January 2018.
After pulling up to the crossover at CP 1844 and a quick crew change, BNSF 6019 west departs and prepares to go through the Cameron connection and turn west towards Burlington, IA as it goes to ge... (more)
A northbound Z train charges into Sandcut, lead by BNSF 7217.