Fresh off the CSX, a BNSF coal train crawls out of Montgomery with a BN executive paint 70mac up front.
While it is fairly common to see an Executive MAC running DPU duty on a coal train, finding two paired together is much more rare. These two are waiting for assignments in the BNSF engine servicin... (more)
BNSF 9709 SD70MAC works the small BNSF yard in Golden, Colorado. This consist is called the Beer Train, as it will take boxcars filled with Molson Coors beer to Denver.
Burlington Northern EMD SD70MAC No. 9563 leads an eastbound coal train over Main Street in Monmouth, Illinois, on June 29, 1997. BN purchased a large fleet of these 4,000 hp, A.C. traction locomot... (more)
E784-05 with the rare EMD leader returns to the West Virginia mines from the coal pier at Curtis Bay.
Weed sprayer westbound
Crews from Hulcher and R.J. Corman move a track panel with a side boom caterpillar while cleaning up a derailment at Lakeside, Nebraska, on BNSF’s Sand Hills Subdivision. The derailment happened o... (more)
After an almost completely stormy and rainy day in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin, a southbound BNSF coal train is south of Bill as it casts itself against a sky illuminated by the setting sun on Ma... (more)
It is great to see the SD70MAC Executive-Grinstein units making the rotations on the coal trains. Here we see three of them at the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver, Colorado.
Returning from Ft. Collins and having just crossed back into Wyoming, BNSF's Cheyenne local hurries 'home' led by the sharp looking duo of Grinstein SD70MAC 9658 and warbonnet C44-9W 765.
BNSF 9709 (SD70MAC) leaves Golden Colorado and heads to Denver after a night of heavy snow.
A BNSF coal train passes the shoofly just east of the Highlands Metra station with an ex-BN 'Executive' SD70MAC leading. This is one of only a handful of these that are equipped with PTC.