An Ethanol unit train bound for Kinder Morgan in Carson, CA, passes at track speed over one of the remaining grade crossings on the western end of the BNSF San Bernardino Sub.
The westbound is waiting on a Tennessee crew while eastbound 202 gets underway bound for Roanoke. In the background can be seen cars of 22A which will leave for Knoxville when the main is clear.
Although the temperature is 28 degrees, the sun still shines down on this eastbound empty grain train in Ellensburg.
Four GEs lead one of the hottest intermodal trains on the transcon up the 14 mile long, 0.4% grade through the Flint Hills of eastern Kansas.
southbound BNSF Laurel, MT to Denver, CO train near north end of Wind River Canyon near Thermopolis, WY.
southbound BNSF Laurel, MT to Denver, CO train passing Dornick siding in the middle of the Wind River Canyon.
southbound BNSF Laurel, MT to Denver, CO train approaching Thermopolis, WY.
Q381 is usually a safe bet to have BNSF power, as witnessed by this killer consist under a beautiful perfect blue sky. Included are an Oakway SD60, two new GEVO deliveries and a couple of SD70MAC'... (more)
This day's Q380 is rather small at only 96 axles consisting of 21 cars and 2 locomotives
Q381-19, running about 12 hours late, rolls west of Berea with six BNSF locomotives including a leased Oakway SD60 and new GEVO deliveries 7402 and 7404.
Clear sky behind me, nice breeze and great visability on a late spring evening.
After waiting for MOW to clear at West Little Falls, this overpowered Z train resumes it's journey eastbound.