inspired by steve schmollinger, i finally got a shot of the hogbacks north of bowie im proud of. These engineer is really tested on this part of the line, loaded or empty coal train. no matter w... (more)
BNSF 8941 East attacks the short grade to Bowie.
A BNSF coal load negotiates the extreme vertical curvature just west of Bowie.
Brand-new DC GEVO 7621 leads an eastbound stack train through the multiple hogbacks just west of Bowie.
West bound BNSF 5485 heads out of Bowie, TX on the old FWD. This train is enroute from Alliance, TX to Amarillo where it will get on the transcon.
BNSF coal train heading south
BNSF 8956 West negotiates hogbacks on its return to the Powder River Basin for another coal load.
BNSF 1046 East negotiates the hogbacks along Hy. 287 between Bellevue and Bowie.