Southbound coal train with a two-unit head end with three DPUs.
UP Train OTCSJ 07 rolls south down BN1 past BNSF 19th Street Yard shortly after interchange at BNSF Murray Yard. This loaded oil train came into KC as BNSF Train U TMCKCJ1 74.
A southbound BNSF coal load passes by the now replaced searchlights at the control point of Bragdon on the BNSF Pikes Peak Sub, just north of Pueblo,CO 1/8/08.
BNSF 6004 and BNSF 6400 pull coal loads up the hill into Larkspur.
A westbound empty coal train is pulled by a BNSF ES44AC and a BNSF SD70MAC.
BNSF 6004 keeps the main and splits the signals at the north end of the 7200-foot Academy siding as it continues its way south with a load of coal.
After struggling to crest the Palmer Divide, BNSF 6004 is finally on the downhill side as it slips through Palmer Lake. This train was going so slowly toward the crest that the conductor on the c... (more)
BNSF 6004 leads a southbound coal train up the grade in Larkspur as it barely creeps along at maybe 5 MPH.
The pile of coupler knuckes is testament to the challenges faced by Mullan Pass. Two ES44ACs plus a pair of MRL SD70ACes up front still required four SD70s mid-train and another pair of ES44s on t... (more)
Veteran photographer John Higginson snaps a shot of NS 732.
After failing a "banner check", NS 732 redeems itself by splitting the railfan "upright" consisting of (from L to R) Darrell Krueger, Mason Bernard, and John Higginson.