An empty CSX oil train with BNSF run-through power is about to crest the summit as it heads west for a re-load. March is really going out like a lion as evidenced by the near white out conditions ... (more)
"Pumpkins at the Patch" With BNSF run-through power on the point, a spring snow storm covers Sandpatch with a layer of snow as empty oil cans crest the summit at Sandpatch on CSX's Keystone sub.
On the move again after meeting 2 west at Hinkley, this short manifest gets up to speed quickly for the final few miles into Barstow.
A short eastbound manifest holds down the siding at Hinkley on BNSF's Mojave Sub, as the tail end of a ZWSPSTO can be seen in the distence.
Diesel fuel for BNSF Railway's Montana Operation's heads north through La Crosse. The westbound loads and its eastbound empties counterpart usually meet around La Crosse on the weekend.
Looks like a Warbonnet door on this engine
BNSF 4401 and a ATSF SD75M lead a train of coal empties through La Grange, the old CB&Q signal bridge sits on the ground east of the crossing, displaced by the new signal bridge just behind me.
BNSF 4401 leads a former ATSF SD75M on an empty coal drag. Not the typical coal power on the Chicago Sub.
An H2 Dash 9 and a Santa Fe Warbonnet SD75M bring a westbound empty coal train into town.
BNSF 4401 leads an eastbound intermodal through Abo Canyon.