Quite the unique and colorful consist is seen pulling Q181 today. A BNSF leader followed by a Canadian Pacific AC4400 and a CEFX leaser AC4000 lead this 6200 foot long double stack through the sm... (more)
With the western sky lighting up as the sun begins to dip below the horizon, the sound of five 4,400 horsepower locomotives can be heard charging hard in the distance. Battling the steep and long ... (more)
I counted five SD9s that day at Balmer Yard in Seattle. Pretty remarkable that these are still on property and at least one is working the Yard. This unit was built for the Colorado & Southern in ... (more)
BNSF 5166 heads up an eastbound stack train with a consist that features a Santa Fe Dash 9 as well as a Heritage I. Winter run off has created a pond along the mainline.
BNSF 7592 climbs Stevens Pass entering what appears to be a tunnel of trees at MP 1722 just west of Scenic, WA and the Cascade Tunnel. This train is an empty oil train with 2 units of the point an... (more)
BNSF 8411 enters Elliston siding to allow the removal of helpers after crossing Mullan Pass. The sun is out for now, but snow will be flying by the time the helpers cut out of the train. Once back... (more)
A BNSF SD70ACe and a Gevo grind upgrade just east of Austin siding with a loaded coal train out of Helena, MT. The train is headed over Mullan Pass on the way to Missoula and has a quartet of MRL ... (more)
Batting upgrade into Woodford, BNSF 8375 and five other units lug a solid train of M1-Abrams tanks up Tehachapi as the head-end approaches the old Southern Pacific water tower base - one of three ... (more)
A westbound BNSF manifest freight blasts past the Amtrak station in La Plata Mo on the BNSF Marceline Sub. The depot was built in 1945 by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad and still sees ... (more)
A former Burlington Northern SD40-2 teams up with a recently repainted pumpkin and heads to the Denver Yard to sort freight. BNSF 1966 was originally built in 1972 for the Colorado & Southern and... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Helena local waits at the east end of Lombard siding for the passage of an eastbound BNSF grain empty on June 29, 2016. The local had a difficult time getting to Trident and Lo... (more)
A westbound BNSF coal train rumbles along the Clark Fork between Noxon and Heron, Montana, on February 24, 2017.
Lite power during golden hour with storm light.
A former CBQ GP30 rebuild switches the TEMCO silo with a SD60M. The bulk carrier Stella Ellena from Singapore loads in the background and is bound for Taiwan.
BNSF 3911, 6970, 4306, & 7763 eastbound with an intermodal train.