The CB&Q originally built across the Missouri Rive back in 1880. The Burlington and Missouri River Railroad had reached Plattsmouth in 1870 while working west from Creston towards Lincoln. The CB&... (more)
These 2x2x2 unusual coal trains on the BNSF are a product of where the trains must go. These trains go to the CP at Ottumwa and on the CP they must transverse the 1.8% Rutledge Hill to get out of ... (more)
BNSF's unique Golden Swoosh leads a unit sand train Westbound into Nebraska on the BNSF Creston Subdivision.
An early summer afternoon finds a set of BN SD70MACs leading several C30-7s on a coal empty as it crosses the Missouri River near Plattsmouth, NE. The impressive Pennsylvania Through Truss bridge ... (more)
BN No. 61, operating between Chicago and Denver, is crossing the Missouri River via the impressive span at Plattsmouth, NE. A second mainline and bridge were added in 2013 to alleviate this single... (more)
An empty coal train coming from Council Bluffs snakes its way up onto the Missouri River Bridge. The old span to the left now serves as River Siding. Trains bound for Council Bluffs or the Bayard ... (more)
After flying for much of its trip, UP 4141 comes to a crawl as it approaches Oreapolis.
Westbound grain train over the Missouri River Bridge at Plattsmouth, NE.
BNSF 4000 West leads a westbound oil train across the new bridge over the Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE. This train had come north on the St. Joe Sub and turned west at Pacific Jct. in Iowa, ... (more)
BNSF 5048 enters Nebraska as it crosses the Missouri River on the new span that provides an interesting contrast with the 100+ year old original bridge to its left.
This westbound coalie is dressed up as a paleface for Halloween. The train is entering Nebraska on the new Missouri River bridge, constructed between February, 2012 and December, 2013. The origina... (more)
Two newer SD70ACe's lead an empty coal train across the Missouri River at Plattsmouth,Ne
Two brand new SD70ACe's lead an empty coal train over the Mighty Mo, passing the newly constructed trestle spanning the river for the BNSF Creston Sub.