Two resident geeps sit idle at the temporarily shut down Blandin paper mill in Grand Rapids along a spur near the log yard. This set also switches over in Deer River as the Seyton Local.
Power for the switching duties at the mostly quiet Blandin Paper Mill sits tucked inside a somewhat secure fenced area on mill property.
On a warm April afternoon, the Hudson Turn charges up the grade near Barr Lake, CO, along BNSF's Brush Subdivision, as the pair of four-axle motors proceed west back to Denver.
BNSF 1533 passes MP 15 in Pleasant Dale westbound on the BNSF Ravenna Sub on 1-8-2018 with the Aurora, NE local.
Stopping to throw the switch behind them into the plant is BNSF 1520 on the train BNSF L SPR8381 20A. This train runs out of the BNSF yard in Keokuk, IL and heads north along the BNSF Hannibal sub... (more)
ex-BN 1504:2, ex-ex-BN 1889, nee NP 266
The searchlights at Benson are probably not long for this world, but they saw another sunrise on this morning. The West Local was having problems with them, however, as supposedly the signal in t... (more)
BNSF 1510 is on the head-end of a 5 motor consist leading a Murray Yard-bound transfer past the West Bottoms in Kansas City.
One of BNSF's H3 GP28-2's is the lead motor on a transfer from Argentine to Murray Yard in North Kansas City.
KCS's concrete MP 2 marks the spot where a BNSF transfer from Murray Yard will wait to get into the KCS Knoche Yard in Kansas City.
BNSF 1510 is the lead motor on a transfer bound for the KCS from Murray Yard. The train has paused at MP. 2 awaiting room to get into Knoche Yard.
BNSF 1533 & 2751 idle in the Aurora yard.
With a rebuilt EMD in command, the Morris Sub local charges into the late afternoon sun as it heads for Campbell.
BNSF Railway GP28-2M 1537, seen at the road's North Yard in Saginaw, Texas, was released from the EMD factory in La Grange, IL, in June 1954 as Chicago Burlington & Quincy GP9 281. After the Burl... (more)