The hazy skies caused by recent wildfires open up a light hole on the tracks just as BNSF 6103 (ES44AC) emerges from Rainbow Cut with a string of oil cans headed for Denver, Colorado.
Gilluly loop is the go to, for turning around an evening eastbound, on the old Rio Grande. Three BNSF ES44AC 6103, 6011, and 5948 and DPU 9245 7701 move this trackage rights train across the Union... (more)
A Scherer coal train roars south past the farms at Oostanaula behind BNSF & CitiRail ES44AC's. Another pair of BNSF & CitiRail gevos were pushing on the rear.
Under a threatening sky, after continuously idling for hours, BNSF No. 6103 still waits for a crew to take its train north, after unloading coal at James H. Miller Electric Generating Plant. A lo... (more)
DPU on an Eastbound coal train near Lucas,Iowa.
A northbound empty coal train at Annada, Missouri. I have been seeing some coal trains running "backwards" lately with one locomotive at the front and two DPUs at the rear.
Southbound loaded coal attacks Palmer Divide on a clear spring evening.
A GEVO on the point ahead of a strong thunderstorm.
BNSF 6103 hauls empties out to Graham, to grab the Ottumwa Subdivision and continue westbound to the PRB coal fields.
New GEVO BNSF 6103 leads three other new units into Galesburg, Illinois with empty coal hoppers.
Four new GEVOs pass under an ex-CB&Q signal bridge westbound north of Wataga with coal empties.