After dropping the unnecessary NS power in Kankakee, the pair of former Sant Fe motors rumble through the quiet town of Dwight, IL, slamming the old GM&O main in the process.
An ATSF GP40X and SD45-2 muscle westbound merchandise over the NS Kankakee line in a rare daylight move, not to mention very rare consist.
While working Kankakee's small yard, BNSF 3038 pulls out of the west end for head room. Before leaving, 31K will be re-crewed with an NS B29 crew, and drop the last 3 units, leaving only the two A... (more)
BNSF 3038 west cruises through Momence and past the restored NYC depot at track speed. It was thought for a time that NS had a slow order over the UP diamonds in town, but clearly that has been ab... (more)
A rare daylight chase presents itself as NS 31K swings around the Schneider wye operating over what is affectionately known as the "Kankakee Belt." Today's power was none too shabby, being led by ... (more)
It's not every day that you see "Precious" (Priority UPS/LTL Intermodal Train from Chicago, IL - Portland, OR) being led by a GP40X!
BNSF 3038 North, a transfer freight headed for Alliance Yard, approaches the south end of Lake Wanda where the Wichita Falls Sub comes in from the west.
Unit Train from Cass Lake, MN - Galesburg, IL led by GP40X 3038 and SD9 6120! (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)
The beauty of a Texas spring cannot help but overwhelm you with its presence. The moon wanted in on this shot as well. BNSF GP40X (and GP50) power a local based in Somerville.
Can anyone tell me what kind of engine that third unit is?