BNSF 1452 and 1786 lead a oddly early Y-JOL201 back to Joliet Yard by UD Tower.
BNSF 8439 (SD70ACe) reflects off a creek on a sunny day as it crosses the Santa Fe Bridge in Larkspur, Colorado.
The BNSF engine servicing yard in Denver, Colorado is crowded with mostly heavies as they wait for service or assignments.
An Eastbound intermodal train is seen descending the 5213-foot summit at Marias Pass at an area known as False Summit, about a mile west from the top of the pass. Summit Mountain, which has a peak... (more)
BNSF 6772 is the trailing DPU on a westbound doublestack as it rounds Sullivan's Curve in Cajon Pass. To the right an eastbound Union Pacific train rolls down the Pass towards the West Colton yar... (more)
BNSF 4141 races through Hereford, Texas with a westbound doublestack.
Brand new BNSF 7927 has stopped in Abo Canyon due to maintenance of way work near Mountainair, New Mexico, and waits for BNSF 6747 west to roll by.
An Eastbound manifest freight train is seen crossing the Java Creek Trestle just East of Essex, Montana.
An Eastbound manifest freight train is seen exiting Tunnel 2 in Pinnacle Montana during a snow squall.
A Westbound BNSF intermodal train is seen inside the portal of Tunnel 3.8 in West Glacier Montana. The tracks through this series of tunnels as they wind their way through the John F. Stevens Cany... (more)
There have been more sightings recently of Executive MAC's working coal trains. Here we see a pair of MAC's including Grinstein BNSF 9815 shoving an empty coal train back towards Denver on the Jo... (more)
BNSF 5847 (ES44AC) leads an empty coal train through Greenland, Colorado on its way to Denver.
The BNSF Beer Train from the Coors Brewery in Golden Colorado run light back to Denver where they will get fuel and sand. Along the way they pass by the Union Pacific's North Yard where a rail tr... (more)
Executive MAC BNSF 9709 leads three other BNSF units as they get ready to exit the BNSF yard in Golden, Colorado and head to Denver.
A pair of SD70MAC's team up with two other pumpkins and head to the servicing island at the engine facility in Denver, Colorado.
The 623 Shuttle approaches West Thenard with a train for Pier E at Long Beach and the West Basin in Wilmington/San Pedro.
BNSF 748 pushes an empty BNSF oil train into Thornton, under the snow capped Golden Ears mountain.
A recently rebuilt and repainted GP50 along with oddball BNSF 198 GP60, run from Pampa towards Amarillo just outside of White Deer on the Panhandle Sub. In tow is the puzzling local often containi... (more)
A Westbound grain train is seen headed through West Glacier with a single DPU on the rear.
A Westbound BNSF grain train is seen in Bad Rock Canyon between Hungry Horse and Columbia Falls.
MSE C704 heads south down the MSE mainline with the 4th SD70MAC of the week trailing second.
BNSF 7513 leads BNSF 6998 and brand new BNSF 7197 around Sullivan's Curve with an eastbound doublestack.
A Westbound BNSF Grain train is seen passing through the John F. Stevens Canyon at Ken Good Curve. The canyon was named for the man who surveyed the land in 1889 for James J. Hill to build the Gre... (more)
A Westbound BNSF grain train is seen emerging from snowsheds 5 and 6 on the Westbound side of Maria’s Pass at an area known to the locals as Snowslip.
A westbound BNSF coal train rolls through the curves of the Big Horn Subdivision between Ulm and Verona, Wyoming, on June 14, 2014.
YPBN15 slows to a stop at CP-Sepulveda after getting a high load defect on their 10,000ft train. Three Dash 9s are the power including a pair of warbonnets on this recrew of the S-MEMLBT1.
BNSF 2549 (GP39-3) leads the Buck Local towards Boulder, Colorado.
Executive MAC 9709 crosses a road in Golden, Colorado as it leads an ACe, a B40-8W and a SD40-2 towards Denver.
Executive Grinstein MAC BNSF 9709 leaves the Molson Coors brewing facility, which is nestled in the foothills in Golden, Colorado.
You can always find something interesting in the downtown Denver BNSF engine servicing facility. Today its 1656 (a former Burlington Northern SD40-2) and a Grinstein Executive MAC getting sand an... (more)
An Eastbound unit empty grain train is seen climbing the steep grade to Marias Pass. The train is passing through Snow Shed 8 at an area known as Singleshot to the locals and the railroad.
A Westbound unit grain train is seen just after cresting the 5213-foot summit at Marias Pass. Summit Mountain, which has a peak of 8770 feet is seen in the background. John F. Stevens first explor... (more)
A former Santa Fe SD40-2 leads 476 west past the depot in Steward.
BNSF 7837 & CP 8019 power a westbound train of tank cars.
Westbound empties wait to enter Ravenna for a crew change.
A loaded BNSF grain train, G-BARVEC1-07, sits in the small yard in Victorville just 37 miles from its origination point of Barstow. BNSF Dash 9-44CW 4036, SD70ACe 8520 and ES44DC 7568 (with ET44C... (more)
An Eastbound BNSF empty grain train is seen passing through Essex, Montana at the famed Izaak Walton Inn.
Rolling westbound past the Cemex cement plant in Victorville is BNSF intermodal train S-LPCLBE1-05 (Logistics Park Chicago IL to Long Beach CA). This train is a long one at 170 cars, and the way ... (more)
BNSF GE C44-9W No. 5269 leads a pair of EMD SD70MACs on a westbound coal train slinking through Lombard Canyon just west of Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of September 30, 2013.
From the edge of a cliff overlooking Wyoming’s Sheep Canyon is this view of BNSF’s Denver to Laurel freight following the Bighorn River northbound on the railroad’s Casper Subdivision the morning ... (more)
Fog is burning off just after sunrise on October 2, 2014, as a BNSF freight crosses the Clark Fork between Heron and Noxon, Montana, while working east on Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision.
BNSF 5807 (ES44AC) leads a CSX and a freight through Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
BNSF 6551 (ES44DC) leads a BC Rail and a freight through Monument, Colorado.
BNSF 1755 leads R-CHI476 west through Rochelle.
BNSF 6108 (ES44AC) shoves a loaded coal through Larkspur, Colorado.
BNSF 8117 (ES44C4) runs a GEO train through Greenland, Colorado, measuring track conditions on the Joint Line.
BNSF 8577 (SD70ACe) muscles an empty coal through West Tonville, Colorado.
BNSF 5798 (ES44AC) runs through the S curves east of Sedalia, Colorado on the Joint Line.
BNSF 5632 (AC4400CW) braves the first snowstorm of the year as it runs be tween Castle Rock and Larkspur, Colorado.
A Westbound unit grain train is seen crossing the 4800-foot bridge over Lake Pend Oreille from Sandpoint into Sagle, Idaho.
An Eastbound intermodal train is seen about to cross the 4800-foot bridge across Lake Pend Oreille.
An Eastbound (track turns Northwest) intermodal train is seen crossing the 4800-foot bridge over Lake Pend Oreille in Sandpoint, Idaho in the late afternoon light.
A Westbound freight is seen about to cross the 4800-foot bridge over Lake Pend Oreille in Sandpoint, Idaho. The crane is in place building a parallel bridge to double-track the line and reduce con... (more)
An Eastbound tank train is seen just after crossing Lake Pend Oreille in Sandpoint, Idaho. The widened right of way and the crane in the background are part of the ongoing project to double-track ... (more)
The sun sets below the clouds as the power for R-CHI476 just ties up for the day in Rochelle siding.
BNSF 8117 (ES44C4) leads a GEO train as it inspects the track leading to Palmer Lake, Colorado.
BNSF 2903 (GP39E) leads an oil can train through Brighton, Colorado.
As dark clouds roll to the east, a small patch of sun pokes out from the clouds while BNSF R-CHI476 heads west out of Hinckley, Illinois with a SD60M leading a SD40-2 still in its Santa Fe paint.
BNSF 8533 & 5946 with an eastbound loaded coal train.
BNSF 5640 & 5707, both in H2 paint, lead westbound empties.
BNSF 5934 & 8575 power westbound empties.
BNSF 9320 & 5933 westbound with a manifest.
The sun peaks through creating some interesting lighting as BNSF 4017 runs eastbound out of East Williams Jct.
An Eastbound tank train is seen crossing Lake Pend Oreille in Sandpoint, Idaho.
A BNSF local is seen waiting for a crew at Hauser Junction, Idaho.
A westbound grain train at Beatrice on the Lakeside sub in eastern Washington.
A westbound grain train west of Fishtrap on the Lakeside sub in eastern Washington.
A visitor to CSX brings a loaded grain train into Connellsville yard as train Q015 sets off some double stack cars in the yard.
BNSF 4068 Leads a two unit Autorack train South through Deshler Ohio on its way to Cincinnati Ohio
CSX train G124, a grain train off the BN at Chicago that operates eastward to Brunswick, MD, is seen here passing through the interlocking at Lambert in Akron, Ohio. In the trees at right is what'... (more)
A light blanket of snow covers the former sectiion of ATSF transcontinental at Daze,, AZ where the 7999 leads the Phoenix/westbound. When the Crookton Cutoff opened this section of track was kept ... (more)
A Westbound BNSF manifest freight is seen crossing from Idaho into Washington.
A Westbound BNSF ballast train is seen crossing the Spokane River coming into Spokane, Washington.
A Westbound BNSF grainer is seen crossing the Spokane River coming into Spokane, Washington.
A heavy layer of snow has coated the yard of the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver, Colorado.
BNSF 9305 (SD70ACe) shoves an empty coal past the historic red barn at Greenland Colorado. The northbound track of the Joint Line will take the train to Denver, at which point it will take the Br... (more)
An empty coal train rolls along the Jocko River outside Dixon, Montana on an early spring morning.
A pair of SD40-2’s take one of BNSF’s ‘Joliet locals’ (train Y-JOL202) based out of Joliet Yard. Seen here heading west out of town, and making their way towards Blodgett, Illinois to work INEOS S... (more)
After a brief stop in the Cylde siding, empty coal train E803 with a pair of BNSF GE's rolls through the switch and past the classic searchlight signals guarding south Cylde.
A pair of BNSF ES44AC's split the searchlight signals south of Holly, Michigan on the Lake State Railway. The train is just about to clear the slow order over the CN diamond and will start acceler... (more)
In late Jan snow falls all the way down to Drake, AZ as the 7250 leads the Phoenix/westbound train over Big Hell Canyon on the BNSF Phoenix Sub.
Hard to believe a) it's been 17 years since I shot thus photo and b) I have never posted it here at rp.net. there was a good few years in my youth where every April and Aug I was set up near this... (more)
After switching and interchanging cars with the Pend Oreille Valley Railroad in Sandpoint, Idaho, BNSF’s Sandpoint local heads back west toward Spokane at East Algoma on February 4, 2021. The loca... (more)
On the eve of October 25, 2020, an Arizona Eastern Railway freight operating on the railroad’s Miami to Bowie line slowly trundles down Pine Street in Globe, Arizona.
BNSF 5739 (ES44AC) leads a loaded coal train towards Greenland, Colorado.