BNSF 5000 West tackles the grade at Belva as it passes the famous big red hills located there.
BNSF 3161 East Approaching Cimarron River Valley
BELVA OK May 15 1978 -- Three SD45s assault Curtis Hill with a TOFC train. The next signal is at the east end of Belva
BELVA OK May 15 1978 -- An SD40-2 and a U33C roll toward the east end of Belva. Unit 5049 has only been on the property around seven months.
BELVA OK May 15 1978 -- A pinstripe SD45 leads another SD45 and an SD45-2 around the curve as the mixed freight approaches the east end of Belva. We slept in a tent on the dirt road that night. Ni... (more)
BELVA OK April 27 1980 -- Santa Fe C30-7 8035 rounds the curve at Belva on a westbound train. GE built the unit in June 1978.
Moving along the bluffs at Belva, OK.
Slide Scan shot of Santa Fe #528 leads a East Bound pig train down Curtis Hill with four red & sliver Warbonnets and a CP Rail SD40-2
A westbound autorack train is crossing over at Bleva account a broken rail ahead on the north track.
Another westbound stack train on BNSF's transcon storms up Curtis Hill with an endless parade of containers for the west coast.
A westbound BNSF Mix makes its way around the curves continuing its journey on the Transcon.
2 big General Electric’s on the front and 2 more on the rear, power this westbound stack train across the Transcon.
BNSF local heads westbound as its starts it’s climb up Curtis Hill with former GMTX GP38-2 leading.
A 'Sa' Dash-9 leads yet another intermodal train west over Curtis Hill at Belva.