A colorful consist of BN 1473, BNSF 263 and CBRW 166 wait at the small yard at Connell for a work curfew to clear south near Pasco.
To me, the most frustrating part of the CBRW is just outside of Connell, in the Columbia River Basin. The terrain is rugged and interesting for maybe a mile or two as they climb the steep grade ou... (more)
With a decline in coal traffic, BNSF has placed many of it's EMD SD70ACe's into the general freight pool, as demonstrated here with 8533 leading a X train east.
BNSF EMD power brings up the rear of a eastbound grain empty at Connell.
Eastbound tonnage lead by EMD and Tier4 power from CSX lead a Northtown bound manifest at Connell.
NS 8099 heads west past the ex-NP Depot in Connell, WA
CBRW road train arriving BNSF interchange, Connell, WA
A night time scene, completely dark to the human eye, can be brought to life with a two minute exposure and full moon helping out. A westbound freight occupies the BNSF line in the valley while t... (more)
Westbound intermodal train passing through the Channelled Scablands caused by the glacial flooding of the last Ice Age.
Grain train snakes through the coulees