BNSF 8103 west with a bare table train holds the siding at Dickworsham, Texas along US287 on the evening of May 15, 2017 while awaiting the arrival of one of the many coal loads.
A pair of EMD engines are the rear DPU power on this Southbound loaded coal train. Notice in the distance the head end of the train pulling out of the sag, one of many in this area.
BNSF 9993 leaves it last siding meet for its 25 mile dash to W.Falls for a crew change. new view for me a few miles north of the dickworsham siding as the train accelerates slowly upgrade and nor... (more)
After pulling up to the west end of the siding, the conductor of the empty grain train gets in proper position and waves a roll-by of a loaded grain train screaming uphill from Herman.
Midway through the siding, this empty grain train is about to stop at the crossing; the engineer saw my son with his camera also, and since he had to meet 2 coal loads leaving Wichita Falls, he wa... (more)
almost a pr type shot. one clean shiny lead unit with sun glint waiting for a southbound coal to pass so the weary crew from temple can head on home to wichita falls. had a lead unit in front, b... (more)