BNSF 6317 (ES44AC) leads a loaded coal train towards Palmer Lake, Colorado.
Day-after-Christmas coal! Three AC-traction locomotives lead a Centralia, WA-bound unit coal train through a winter wonderland and across the Clark Fork River just west of Colby, Idaho.
This is why I love Idaho! On the day after Christmas, a westbound Centralia, WA-bound coal train rolls through a winter wonderland and over the frigid Clark Fork River just west of Colby on Montan... (more)
BNSF 6317 & 9523 with westbound empties.
Oil empties roll West to Trenton, ND for another load of Bakken crude, with lost coal power doing the dirty work.
Coal empties snake through a sweeping S curve along Hwy 23 near Florence with one locomotive on each end. This train left Willmar with two locomotives on the head end, but the leader was removed ... (more)
BNSF 6317 brings up the rear of a loaded unit coal train arriving in Paducah, KY at the Pines road grade crossing on a late, wintery afternoon.
With the newest power stored (the FURX SD40-2s to the right), and the older stuff waiting to depart, I have no other option but to smile, as the chances of seeing a straight SD40 are little to non... (more)