An eastbound BNSF empty oil train follows the banks of the Kootenay River approaching Troy, Montana, on the afternoon of October 8, 2017.
An empty hopper train rolls west, nearing the crew change at Bismarck, ND.
The fall rains are about to start on Stevens Pass as an empty oil train rolls east into Merritt, WA in a blanket of golden leaves. The orange locos are perfect for fall photos just a week ahead of... (more)
Westbound BNSF coal empties near the crew change at Bismarck on a great summer afternoon.
A single GE leads a unit tank train through Sioux City Line Jct and onto the Marshall Sub. Two more units are shoving on the end of the train. The loaded coal cars on the right are for the munic... (more)
With railfans everywhere, this BNSF coal train heads west on the NS Chicago line and prepares to meet with another train.
As a snow storm brews coal empties fight their way to Superior. The crew is about 20 miles from home now.
Not long after sunrise, the 73rd load from North Antelope Mine to Detroit Edison’s Midwest Energy Terminal at Superior, Wisconsin, climbs Walker Hill behind ES44AC 5956 and SD70MAC 8871. Even wit... (more)