One of BNSF's track geometry trains sits in Ellensburg Yard overnight before traveling west over Stampede Pass and eventually to Everett. The "Business End" of this train can be seen here: more)
On a warm and breezy Spring afternoon, an eight thousand foot Z train from Seattle, WA rolls East over the impressive Gassman Coulee trestle with an ex Santa Fe GE leading the way.
A Warbonnet, still lettered for the Santa Fe, leads the way on this eastbound vehicle train, as it passes through the heart of downtown Galesburg.
Obama the....After the 693 coupled on to the "Brick-Gal," it had to pull ahead past the signal with the Dispatcher's permission to be able to access the rear of the train and complete its b... (more)
The "Brick-Gal" is finally on the move, sort of. It's actually pulling up about 30 cars so the conductor can walk the train and finish the brake test. An inbound commuter train heads for ... (more)
"...and that'll do." A "rescue" ex Santa Fe Dash 9 hooks up to the BRCGAL. A crew van waits for the crew from the 693 to complete their work and give them a ride back to Eola. The BRCGAL ... (more)
An empty coal rushing down main 3 normally used for eastbounds passes a "rescue" ex Santa Fe Dash 9 waiting for its signal to continue east. The BRCGAL had engine troubles and was stopped between... (more)
A tresspaser with a bike crosses behind a "rescue" ex Santa Fe Dash 9, seemingly oblivious to the empty coal rushing down main 3. See Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)Location: Naperville, Illinois, USALocomotive #: BNSF 693Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 23, 2010
A smokin' outbound commuter train passes up a waiting "rescue" ex Santa Fe Dash 9 after making it's Naperville stop. See 33... (more)
A westbound unit grain move descends into town from the east with four units on the point, three mid-train, and this lovely pair on the back.
Great catch, clean warbonnet on the lead, Ex-SP tunnel motor following, catch of the day for me!