A very unusual lash up of BNSF power leads NS 143 south.
This southbound mixed freight scores the "lash of the day" title with BNSF, CSX, NS, ex-BN, and ex-SOO power for an 7-locomotive power consist southbound along the Mississippi.
Early morning light has just cleared the mountains near Springdale, Montana, fifteen miles east of Livingston as this manifest highballs eastbound with three paint schemes represented.
Priority Merchandise Train from Northtown Yard - Galesburg, IL. It's nice to see the EMD leading!
While waiting for the eastbound parade this unit diesel train rolled past and couldn't help but not to photograph it with that kind of lashup!
Who would have thought that in 2008 an EMD SD40-2 would be chosen to ferry BNSF CEO Matt Rose around. Seeing this consist was worth the tired eyes.
With Mount Baker standing strong in the background and plenty of eye candy to go around, BNSF 6794 leads the Shippers Special though White Rock on a glorious sunny BC Day...
Priority UPS - LTL Intermodal Train from St. Paul, MN - Chicago, IL (Cicero Yard). (Canon EOS20D, 300mm f/4.0L IS USM)
7 units in 5 different paint schemes, comprised of 3 different models, head a general freight into the curve near the loop.
Empty Unit Train from Temple, TX - Steelton, MN.