Four units bring a loaded coal train into Russell, approaching RU tower at the east end of the yard.
BNSF 8891 leads a coal train west as it smokes out of town
Fathers Day: On the afternoon of May 11, 2011 a westbond BNSF Railway coal train rolls through DeSmet, Montana on Montana Rail Link's 4th Sub. About to frame up another shot, Tim Franz look... (more)
Trailing DPU on a loaded coal train shoves over the junction switch from the Cranbrook to the Windermere Sub. Building between tracks was the former train order office, now used as mtce of way lu... (more)
Westbound Coal Train on DRGW Soldier Summit Grade
A pair of BNSF EMDs serve a DPU power on the rear of a westbound coal train as it travels across Montana Rail Link's 4th Sub near Cyr, Montana. Fish Creek Trestle was the site of a Northern Pacifi... (more)
"The Main Street of the Northwest": Connecting the midwest with the Pacific Northwest, Northern Pacific proclaimed itself to be THE way to move freight and people from point to point. Be it from t... (more)
This rock outcropping about halfway up Missoula, Montana's 5,168 foot Mt. Sentinel, provides an excellent spot for the college railfan to study, enjoy the views and of course do a little photograp... (more)
A westbound loaded BNSF coal train passes through the cuts at Schilling, Montana with SD70MAC 8839 positioned on the rear as a DPU, kicking off the final day of railfanning on my Spring Break vaca... (more)
EMD SD70 is working a Westbound coal train thru Floriston two years before hordes of yellow SD70's would populate Donner Pass. #7001 is lashed up with three of SP's tunnel motors
An SP coal train climbs up the steap grades of Soldier Pass at Kyune, Utah.
One time C&O SD40 7519, now Utah Railway #9005, is leading a westbound coal train up to Soldier Summit. The train has just gone under Highway 6 and is approaching Colton