OLATHE KS March 10 1979 -- UP U30C 2959 handles a mixed freight. Note someone cleaned select parts of the name and number on the nose.
The NS Monongahela Heritage Locomotive trails on BNSF Train H KCKTUL 25A seen here at CP 215, crossing Old Highway 56. This was my 2nd time seeing the MGA unit, but the first time I was able to g... (more)
A slow rolling Tulsa, OK to Kansas City, KS manifest eases through the Olathe connection towards the Emporia Sub for the remaining miles to Argentine Yard.
It seems like a quarter of the NS heritage fleet is on the BNSF system these days thanks to runthrough oil trains to/from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota but occasionally one wanders off and... (more)
Clean NS heritage units on the point on a sunny Saturday afternoon? Yes, please. That was also the opinion of MANY of the local railfans, with a thorough caravan chasing the V-BIRKCK through the s... (more)
A Grinstein SD70MAC leads BNSF Train X PGZWIC9 01A under College Boulevard in northern Olathe on the BNSF Emporia Sub.
Rolling past the scene of last night's minor derailment on the BNSF Emporia Sub. at CP Olathe is BNSF Train C NAMRRS0 54, the Red Rock, OK coal train on Main Track 1.
Rolling down the BNSF Ft. Scott Sub. in Olathe is UP Train AAMKB 05 with CNW 8646 trailing. You wouldn't know by looking at this picture, but I-35, an 8 lane highway at this point, is located bet... (more)
A southbound local has a pair of Bluebonnet GP50s sitting just short of the crossing in Olathe waiting for the light to head further south...in the pouring rain!
After getting slammed by a red at CP 215 on the BNSF Ft. Scott Sub., the engineer on BNSF Train M KCKTUL1 11 has them back underway after a dispatcher gives them a clear signal towards Bonita and ... (more)
Heritage I 1069 leads two Heritage II's through downtown Olathe with a Westbound intermodal train.
An AABBA set of GP60s leads the hot 991 train Eastbound.