To remove the berm of snow between the double mains along the eastern end of the Ravenna Sub, BNSF utilized this Jordan ditcher to push the berm onto the other track where the rotary plow blew it ... (more)
Another puff of black smoke rises out of the b-unit as the rotary blows snow to the east side of the tracks at MP 17. This was some of the highest snow we seen thrown this day. Only 6 miles to go... (more)
Last rays of sunlight shine on the 4 units on the roarty snow plow near MP 22. The steam from the Hastings power plant can be seen in the distance. Only a few miles to go for the day for the rotar... (more)
The rotary snow plow is pasting MP 21 as the late afternoon light is golden. This job has plowed 21 miles of the Giltner Sub so far in around 5 hours. Only a couple miles left to Hastings, NE. Thi... (more)
BNSF's rotary snow plow is parked for the night at Aurora. A 8 am crew will jump aboard today to plow the Giltner Sub towards Hastings, NE. A 7 man crew is used to move this equipment, 4 man train... (more)
Pretty sever winter conditions has existed in Nebraska due to a heavy winter storm that dumped over 20 inches of snow in spots. From the look of things the rotary has gotten a good workout getting... (more)
The BNSF is working on getting operations back to normal after a snow storm over Christmas dumped 15-20 inches of snow on eastern Nebraska. The Rotary Plow out of Alliance, NE, has been called in ... (more)
This plow and it's power unit were in transit to work after heavy snow fell in southern Colorado the day before. This equipment is still lettered for the BN.
A new crew has just boarded CEFX 1019, and is waiting for a green signal. An uncommon sight on this line, the snow plow was being relocated for the coming winter.
The CEFX 1019 pulled this rotary and it's companion B unit northbound from Pueblo.
Moving this rotary from Pueblo, Colorado back to it's base in Alliance, Nebraska.