BNSF 748 pushes an empty BNSF oil train towards Thornton, as it rounds the curve at Townsend.
BNSF 748 pushes an empty BNSF oil train into Thornton, under the snow capped Golden Ears mountain.
The Wisconsin River Bridge used to be a favorite hangout of mine back in the days. The BN and now the BNSF were always good for a few trains westbounds during most afternoons. This bridge between ... (more)
Passing through Blue Cut, in the lower reaches of Cajon Pass, is Burlington Northern Santa Fe train S-LBACHI1-03 (Intermodal Stacks; Long Beach [Pier A] CA to Chicago IL). A trio of Dash 9-44CWs ... (more)
Through the Loop, south/west bound toward Tehachapi and the Mojave Desert.
Nikon D2x, 17-35 @ 28mm
Eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train S-LBACHI1-03, in the charge of a trio of Dash 9-44CW diesels, led by 748, ascends California's famed Cajon Pass at Blue Cut.
The daily Grand Forks, ND - Galesburg, IL high priority manifest makes the turn on the wye for the Hillsboro Sub and then south towards Fargo. The red marker lights on the second unit peg it as a... (more)
A two-for-one as my first H-train catch of the year departs from the Passenger Main, which is odd, while the West Lead shoves a cut of cars back into the yard.
A BNSF westbound stack train starting to slow down as he approaches Barstow, CA, as seen here at West Daggett, CA 9/24/03.