BNSF 9228 (SD70ACe) leads a loaded coal train out of the Denver Yard.
Southbound at mp 265 , with a pair of pumpkins.
My "Shot of the Day" is of 811 throttling out of Homer on a restricting signal, behind train 499. A Mac sandwiched by two ACe's sure made one hell of a lash-up.
Running only several hundred feet behind 499, 811 pulls down to Homer west where it will await a restricting to follow 499. Both 499 and 811 held the main at Homer to let 580 by allowing them to b... (more)
A coal train on the BNSF Dickinson sub roles past a pair of grain elevators rising up from the desolate, but beautiful landscape.
An empty coal train rolls through the Badlands on the Dickinson Sub.
The vastness of the prairies is more than enough to swallow a rolling mile of coal hoppers, bound for a return to the the Powder River coal mines.