A BN coal train heads west towards Alliance on the former Burlington Lincoln line through the Sand Hills. C30-7s and SD40-2s rule the day in coal country, but not for too much longer as the railro... (more)
Former GN SDP45 gets a new lease on life as a unique 7 axle locomotive in a test the BN and EMD worked on. Note the rare silver trucks, probably unique to this unit in the traditional BN color sch... (more)
A BN manifest rolls west (south) between Everett and Seattle at milepost 18, Edmonds, WA on a blustery September afternoon. Later, those clouds would produce thunderstorms over the area and into t... (more)
Burlington Northern SD40-2 No. 7847 leads a smoky consist powering an eastbound BNSF grain train past milepost 329 at Darling, Arizona, on March 9, 2005.
BN 2701 leads a trio of GP39-2s through the semaphores at Belknap, MT on NP's former mainline along the Clark Fork west of Thompson Falls, MT. In 15 months the ownership of this line would be tran... (more)
BN train 3, once known as the Pacific Zip, bends around a curve through the rock outcroppings just west of Deception Creek, high up in the ewst slope of the Cascade Mountains near Scenic. This tra... (more)
A westbound BNSF freight passes beneath the impressive, towering cliffs of Wind River Canyon at Dornick, Wyoming, on October 2, 1997. Leading the colorful consist is Burlington Northern SD40-2 No.... (more)
BN/ATSF coal train with in the lead BN GE-built C30-7 No. 5075 with U30C No. 5951 and three Santa Fe SD40-2s at Ft. Worth, Texas April 22, 1989.
A parked coal train featuring a mix of power including a former Burlington SD9 is left crewless while a couple coal trains grind up Angora hill from Northport, NE en route back to Alliance. The se... (more)
Happy St. Patrick's Day from the state of Montana and the Burlington Northern Railroad! Seven Cascade Green EMDs lead a mixed freight through Trail Creek on Bozeman Pass the afternoon of May 25, 1... (more)
Happy St. Patrick's Day from the Burlington Northern Railroad! EMD F45s No. 6613, 6607, 6608, 6606 await work on the Utah Railway at Provo Yard on April 4, 1985.
Three Burlington Northern EMD SD60MACs power Soo Line No. 430 through a lazy s-curve along the Mississippi River south of Bellevue, Iowa, on October 17, 1993. Soo was testing these locomotives at ... (more)
Just a few days after getting their new BN numbers, four unrepainted Frisco diesels - a trio of GP38s and a U25B - take the daily train north our of Mobile.
Burlington Northern #450 - [A Study of Moving Coal Cars] - This open hopper built in February of 1976 by the Pullman Standard Company rolls down the Cajon Pass loaded with Utah coal in rout... (more)