17,732 tons of export coal glides across Chuckanut Bay with two ES44ACs on the head end and one ES44AC and one SD70ACe on the rear as DP.
It's hard to believe it's the year 2017 when two cascade green BN SD60Ms and an orange GP60B lead this Everett to Custer manifest across Chuckanut Bay just south of Bellingham on a remarkably warm... (more)
While it might not be a GP60M dressed in the famous Santa Fe "Super Fleet" paint scheme, todays BNSF still puts on quite a show where trains like the 199 and the QLANY once roamed.
Three GEs (plus two more on the rear) lead 9821 feet of intermodal equipment west out of the crew change point of Wellington and start the 316 mile journey to the next crew change point at Amarill... (more)
Two of Alaska Railroads GP40-2s, one in as delivered paint and one in the current paint scheme, lead a southbound barge train on to the Whittier branch.
6,763 feet of autoracks roll west towards southern California at a brisk 52 mph on a very warm and windy last day of winter.
A westbound unit sand train rolls past the well maintained former Santa Fe passenger station at Harper, still in use by local BNSF MOW forces.
Two recently rebuilt GP60Ms bathe in the light of a full moon after being set out in the house track with mechanical defects. The units will eventually make their way to local service in southern ... (more)
The BNSF Super Bowl 51 special flies down the west side of the Flint Hills on its way to a date in Houston. The lone GE has 19 cars in tow on the deadhead trip south.
The Missoula to Laurel mainline freight grinds up the west side of Bozeman Pass shortly after sunrise on a beautiful late Spring day in Big Sky Country.
The ML eases down to East Livingston for a meet with a westbound manifest.
A full moon lights up the sky as this pair of searchlight signals still stand awaiting the next train between Billings and Laurel.
A pair of MRL's newest locomotives leads the ML through the east end of Greycliff where modern colorlight signals have recently replaced the aging former Northern Pacific searchlights.
A peaceful evening in the Flint Hills of east central Kansas is briefly interrupted by the sounds of General Electric diesels as the engineer of this eastbound Z notches the throttle out after cle... (more)
What once led countless intermodal and other trains along this same line years ago is now a "foreigner" to these parts as this former Santa Fe GE Dash 8-41CW is now in Canadian National ... (more)