As a BNSF coal train rolls over the summit of Crawford Hill, the set of helpers cuts off on the fly at Belmont, Nebraska, on September 16, 2013. They will coast east behind the train to beyond the... (more)
A westbound empty coal train led by BNSF SD70MAC No. 9768 passes an eastbound load going up Crawford Hill grade east of Crawford, Nebraska. Two GE ES44ACs are pushing a SD70MAC DPU on the upgrade ... (more)
BNSF 6111 and 6207 are manned helpers shoving on a loaded coal train towards "Windy Point". Judging from the amount of sand dust covering the engines, they have performed this service Many times!
Eastbound BNSF coal loads get underway after a fuel and crew stop at Lincoln, NE.
Q649 passes through the Nashville National Cemetery; the 65 acre cemetery is divided into two sections by the railroad, opened in 1867, it’s was closed for burial in 1997.
ES44AC leads its' train south. The third unit in the consist must be glad it is heading home.
LONG CABLE SHUTTER RELEASE WAS USED! BNSF 6111 flies over at 60mph as it makes it way down the Mississippi River. Shot with my 40d and 10-22 wide angle lens. I wish I could have used my XTi body f... (more)
An Amtrak employee stand on the brick platform peering to the west hoping the CZ will soon appear as the eastbound coal train passes. The CZ was more the three hours late this day.
A BNSF coal train heads through the Naperville station with a GEVO, AC4400, and ex-BN SD70MAC.
PGEX loads ascend Mullan Pass
BNSF 6111 leads CSX unit coal train N891 approaching the signal bridge at CP37 in Wellington, Ohio
A UP coal drag heads across the CN while a UP train waits its turn. Shortly after taking this photo I was told I was trespassing by an NS police officer. Looks like Panhandle Junction is now offic... (more)