A few minutes after sunrise, this coal train is moving west on a slow order, headed for St. Louis.
BNSF 5990 and KCS 4583 have just crested the grade and will continue heading downgrade into Denver on Main #2.
Late afternoon rolling meet between the DP units on two ore trains south of Superior. On the left is an empty dock train to Hibbing Taconite and on the right is an all-rail load to Granite City (S... (more)
A westbound BNSF coal train passes through Trout Creek, Montana, late in the day of May 22, 2011. The grass is green, but there is still a bit of snow in the higher elevations on this great spring... (more)
At least a decent locomotive was put ahead of the typical faded SD70MAC on this coal load, the first of two to head east out of Grand Forks, but the only one to leave before the sun gets high.