A BNSF freight headed for UP's Midlothian Sub meets a UP northbound coming off the Ft. Worth Sub. The BNSF train is on Main One.
The 5273 and two other dash 9's run elephant style out of Hackberry in the late evening sun.
BNSF 5273 works up the western slope of the Tehachapi Pass between tunnels 1 & 2. Trailing behind the 5273 is SD70MAC 8976, ES44AC 6128, & GP60 8702 (ex ATSF 4002).
A BNSF grain shuttle bound for Hugoton,KS trundles along at 10mph past the grain elevator and ex-ATSF station sign of Copeland,KS 1/12/11. This location is between Dodge City,KS and Satanta,KS on ... (more)
Northbound (Bakersfield) manifest freight under the glow of a setting sun, glides downhill under dynamic braking with some foreign NS power. Being from the Pittsburgh,PA area, seeing some "native"... (more)
BNSF's daily westbound trackage rights train the QDVPVJ-14 has reached the top of the steep climb up Price River Canyon and is only about 5 or 6 miles from Soldier Summit.
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has an ongoing construction project on US Highway 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon. This highway parallels The UP (ex D&RGW) Provo sub up and over Soldier Summ... (more)
With all these snow shots, we forget about the heat of summer. A loaded BNSF grainer rolls west out of Spokane towards Portland for export.
During a brief break in the cloud cover, a westbound BNSF manifest train heads towards Gallup as it passes along the colorful cliffs of western New Mexico.