A summer day draws to an end as coke empties have just completed they're offload at TBTL and await a crew for the trip westward to Rainier, MN.
I was told by an old-timer Santa Fe Engineer once that you could tell on the Marceline Sub when you were going up or down on the hills. The top of most grades were at an overpass, and the bottoms ... (more)
After grinding through a slow order, BNSF Train Q CHISBD6 15L gets moving at Floyd with the rear end out of the temporary speed restriction on the BNSF Marceline Sub.
Locomotives: BNSF 7399,... (more)
A 4-pack of BNSF GEs speed east on the Seligman Sub near the CA/AZ border at Topock.
Loaded oil heading north.
Oilcans wait as a southbound stack train approaches the Columbia River bridge.
A Willow Springs, Ill., to Los Angeles Z-Train rolls through downtown Flagstaff, passing the Amtrak station on March 9, 2015.
A train of full auto racks
BNSF #7399 blasts out of downtown Edmond, OK on this March morning.
Stacks at Cajon Wash - BNSF stack train rounds the turn from C.P. Walker and crosses Cajon Creek near Pine Lodge.
The dynamics are howling as a long eastbound stack train leaves Flagstaff behind while passing a westbound manifest.
Westbound at track speed, BNSF 7399 leads a Z train down Tehachapi Pass into Bakersfield. The vintage Southern Pacific code line is still in use, with the SP Searchlights still guiding trains over... (more)