The jagged mountains of Glacier National Park fill the background behind an eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe stack train at Bison, Montana, on the morning of June 4, 2002.
Hustling its westbound Z train through the small desert community of Ludlow, BNSF 5293 gives a few honks to those of us taking photos below as it prepares to negotiate the curves west of town.
With the St. Paul Minnesota Skyline in the Background An Eastbound BNSF Z Train Rolls Through the triangle of track Division as the Train slows for the Signal at Hoffman.
Another empty oil train (CSX K055-28) heads west, bringing foreign power for the locals to see. My first BNSF sighting in many years.
On a beautiful spring day along the southern border of Glacier National Park, an eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe stack train approaches Summit, Montana, on June 4, 2002.
An eastbound BNSF stack train crosses Java Bridge over the Middle Fork of the Flathead River at West Java, Montana, on the morning of June 4, 2002.
Springtime in Glacier A BNSF stack train heads east at Grizzley, Montana, on the beautiful spring morning of June 4, 2002. The snow-covered peaks of Glacier National Park tower in the b... (more)
Signal problems have brought BNSF 5293 to a crawl as the train flags through Bena late in the afternoon. The crew's eyes are intently focused on the track ahead.
BNSF 5293 highballs west through Verona at track speed.
Canadian National Ethanol empty makes its way west over BNSF's Raceway as a Container Train departs BNSF's Cicero Yard Under CN/IC's Freeport Sub. Off in the distance a Manifest creeps slowly up t... (more)
Welcome to my backyard!!!
The sun is just about to duck behind the hills of Ludlow as a westbound stack train passes by.
BNSF 5293 East has just come over the summit of the Arizona Divide and is now passing some of the bounty generated by a particularly wet monsoon season in the mountains of Northern Arizona.
A southbound BNSF unit grain train, also known as an "earthworm," roars past an empty UP grain train waiting to get a light at Tower 55.