A fakebonnet and a standard cab NS Dash 9 lead HGALMEM by the St. Louis Riverfront on a typically slow Thursday morning.
Built by General Electric in Eria, PA in July 1997, this GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW) is one of many Dash 9s built for the BNSF Railway after the BN/ATSF merger in 1996. At the time these units were de... (more)
After setting out the bad order, the crew pulled up to the EBCS Roggen. Once the Denver - Chicago pulled up on the siding, BNSF 712 crew changed with a crew the Z-Train brought in from Denver.
Lite power from the Denver - Galesburg slowly pull up to the East House Track to set out their bad order locomotive, before continuing East.
The Conductor and Engineer on this BNSF manifest carry on a conversation while waiting for their relief crew to arrive on another train.
Lite Power led by BNSF 712 is seen holding the main, as it is about to set out the third unit, that experienced mechanical problems, onto the east house track siding.
Long live the red & silver!! BNSF 712 swings its westbound stack train towards the east, just west of Klondike. The double track main splits just down the R.O.W. from this locations to allow an ea... (more)
A later than usual 19K wheels around the big curve at Silver Lake with red and silver GE's in charge.
Two Warbonnets and a NS GEVo have southbound 19K well in hand as they pass the approach signal to Claypool.
A very very small and over powered mainfest rolls past me at Yackley Road. An Oakway SD60 is trailing. It only had 18 cars.
A baretable train crawls toward the station because of a slow order.
This BNSF Warbonnet, engine 712, is out front of a late night freight waiting for a crew in NS Forrest Yard. BNSF 6119, third engine in line, is a SD9 from the BN days.
BNSF 712 and 6358 are the power that transported tie gang TP05 from the Mojave Desert to Hope, Kansas in two days. With the mainline protected by a derail device, the empty train sits in a siding... (more)