A hot Z-train works its way downgrade around the curve in Hawley behind a trio of GE's showcasing BNSF's heritage.
After passing an eastbound Z-train (visible on Main 2), BNSF 8103 and its crazy number boards leads coal empties west onto the sweeping curve in Hawley, MN.
Empty coal breezes down grade and into Hawley behind a luminous SD75I. That red and silver looks great when contrasted with the post-winter landscape of western Minnesota. Learn more at more)
After holding at the crossover on Main 1 for almost an hour to wait for three eastbounds to clear, one of which was also on Main 1, this empty coal train accelerates down the hill. Note the third... (more)
A hot Z-train leaves the trench westbound and slices into Hawley as MERC coal loads head east.
Stacks and trailers slice into Hawley westbound behind an ex-ATSF Dash 9. Had the eastbound triggering the green on Main 2 been a second or two quicker (or had I been better at going wider), this... (more)
A small-fonted BNSF 4872 leads this westbound manifest through Hawley on a very busy Saturday afternoon.