A group of Burlington Northern Santa Fe EMD SD70MACs share floor space in the diesel shop at Alliance, Nebraska, on July 21, 2003. Hauling heavy trains of coal takes its toll on these hard-working... (more)
An eastbound taconite train out of Minnesota crosses the BNSF-DM&E interlocking at Savanna.
A 70MAC brings up the rear of a coal empty as it roils through the undulating landscape at Fruitland. To the left, a coal load waits in the siding.
Empties head west through Crawford back to Wyoming for another trainload. Nice to see something other than different shades of orange for power.
My first Execumac ever (Sand Patch during 2000) makes an appearance during my most recent trip to Montana. Here it is leading an empty Boardman coal train onto the 10th Sub main for its run to Mi... (more)
After holding at Austin siding to meet a loaded coal train, (visible on the right side of this picture) a nice trio of Executive MACs head downhill to their crew change at Helena. Had they gotten ... (more)
A DPU brings up the rear of a coal empty as a coal load waits in the siding.
Two BN exective schime SD70MACs roll up the hill with empty coal hoppers following, just 20 minutes after the sun came back to the Basin.
Q470 holding for inbound Q477.