BNSF #8504, one of 20 (8500-8519) SD70ACe's with A-A-1--1-A-A truck configuration leads the Eastbound Provo to Denver trackage rights train.
A pair of EMD's bring up the rear of a eastbound stack train as it slows for a crew change.
TMBL 7001 leads 2 other SD40-3's and another SD70ACe-T4 and 24 cars up the 3.3% ex-Milwaukee Road Tacoma Gulch as it nears the top of the grade on 4/4/17.
BNSF 8519 & 5989 lead a Lincoln NE to Edgemont SD manifest.
EMD's SD70ACe-P4 demos are switched at the east end of remote Timpas siding after a day of testing with BNSF's R&D test cars. The mostly silent (except for Amtrak's SW Chief) Raton Sub provides a... (more)
BNSF's test train pulls to the stop near the west end of Timpas siding before reversing east on another data collection run on the old Santa Fe. One must respect the will of the railroad builders... (more)
BNSF's test train accelerates out of Timpas for another run along the Raton Sub, paralleling the lonely highway 350.
Clean paint glints the low Colorado sunlight well as the BNSF test train is switched in preparation for the next day's activities.
BNSF's test train pulls east into the siding at Timpas to clear up for the evening, it's headlight reflecting against the classic AT&SF pole line, amazingly still in use in 2013.
The vastness of the American west is apparent in this scene as BNSF's test train plies the rails of the lightly used Raton Sub as it heads east out of remote Timpas on yet another SD70ACe-P4 evalu... (more)
EMDX 1212 and the BNSF test train idle at dusk at remote Timpas, CO, shutting down after a long day of work on the lightly used Raton Sub to make way for Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief.
BNSF's R&D train to evaluate EMD's newest SD70ACe variant, the P4, holds the siding at lonely Timpas, CO, waiting for Amtrak's Southwest Chief to pass by before heading out on the main for a day o... (more)
A pair of Brand New EMDX Aces sit and wait there for a train to take them west. They have been in and around Chicago on the BNSF since Thursday when they were delivered by NS on train 33G.
First of its kind Developed as answer to replacing DC locomotives with AC power at a likely lower cost and a direct response to the GE ES44C4 model, EMDX 1207 is the first six axle AC loc... (more)