BNSF C44-9W 5096 and NS C40-9 8779 hustle loaded racks westbound on the Needles Sub.
BNSF 5096 + 8779 cruise through the desert with a loaded vehicle train
The new meets the old, a new-ish SD70ACe (8/2012)pulls oil tank cars on a new-ish cross-country operation (here, empties return west as CSX K055-04) past the very old-ish :) Point of Rocks station... (more)
A variety of power sit in the BNSF engine shop yard a day after Denver received a heavy coating of new snow.
A heavily laden grain train descends Tehachapi Pass and is about to make its way around the loop at Walong.
BNSF and UP double stack trains meet at Cajon Summit, adding quite a bit of color to this late afternoon scene. In a few moments the sun would dip into a thick haze caused by the nearby Sheep Fir... (more)
Westbound BNSF 5096 Plays Hide and Seek with my Camera at the Route 66 Overpass at Crookton
BNSF 5096 leads an NS Horsehead C40-9W, an ATSF GP40, and a BNSF GP60M through Joliet. Lots of nice and colorful lash-ups today. Note that all four engines are elephant style!