A work window in Longmont had created a nice backup of trains along BNSF's Front Range Subdivision. As dusk approaches, the third of four northbounds gets underway after getting a new track warran... (more)
BNSF 7493 (ES44DC) muscles a load of oil cans up the steep grade to tunnel #1.
Just a few minutes after sunrise, an eastbound manifest is approaching West Defiance along the scenic Puerco River valley in far western New Mexico. The yard at Gallup is less than 14 miles ahead... (more)
Just as the sun is about to set, a westbound stack train swings around the curve at Lupton. The train has just entered Arizona and has about 100 miles to go before reaching the crew change point ... (more)
BNSF 7073 hits the crossing at Coal Creek Canyon on a hazy day as it heads into the Colorado foothills. The facility you see in the upper right is the National Wind Technology Center at the Natio... (more)
Just as the sun is about to set, a westbound stack train is beginning the pull up Yampai Hill. The head end has just passed the landmark water tank at West Pica.
Up, up and away. BNSF 7073 (ES44DC) leads a freight on the steep climb up to Tunnel #1 as it begins the journey through the Colorado Rocky Mountains. You can really appreciate the amount of grad... (more)
Summer evening on the BNSF racetrack just outside Chicago.
CN L573 with a rare non-CN leader takes a brief pause in Denison yard to swap crews with L572 before continuing towards Council Bluffs.
BNSF ES44DC 7657, leads a train west.
A BNSF baretable train clears the work window at KC
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 early morning, an eastbound stack train splits the iconic rock formation near the west end of Kingman 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.