BNSF loaded oil train gliding southward along the UP Chester Sub past the Mississippi River bluffs on a beautiful mid October afternoon with the fall colors nearing their peak. Nikon D200
BNSF 4917 leads a manifest with a colorful lashup east and will stop in Forsyth for a crew change
Two late Amtrak's were all that kept BNSF 4917 from rolling forward. Now that they're both long gone, the crew can finally take their hot z-train the last 30 miles to South Seattle.
BNSF waits outside of Provo Yard for Amtrak 5 to pass.
In very low visibility, the westbound BNSF pulls out of town heading west. It was really coming down!
Q-LPCSSE's pair of BNSF Dash 9's (including a Warbonnet and lead by 4917) throttle up through Crest Hill.
BNSF 4917 and a nice Santa Fe Warbonnet lead Q-LPCSSE through Crest Hill.
BNSF 4917 patiently waits in the siding at West Athol for two more eastbound hotshots.
One of over 1300 BNSF GE C44-9W's would be boring unless you add the beautiful Tehachapi Mts. and a solid train of boxcars.
A unit tank train moving East at dusk
A southbound BNSF manifest works its way upgrade through Cable on a summer afternoon.
A westbound 64 car TOFC train coasts downgrade late in the day.