At sunset on June 29, 2017, a westbound BNSF intermodal train with Boeing cars up front departs the siding at Winston, Montana.
BNSF 7888 grinds to a stop in Winton siding. The EVESPO manifest has been on duty 12 hours and the crew will finish their ride to Wenatchee, WA in a PTI van. The time is 1115 AM and the train met ... (more)
BNSF 7888 races east out of Barstow past a rather wet West Daggett.
A hot pig train races downgrade through the small town of Winona, with Arizona's San Francisco Peaks looming high above.
A now rare BNSF SD40-2 leads a transfer to CP's St. Paul Yard.
Not too many consists like this on the BNSF anymore. The downturn in the economy has the SD40-2 sidelined and used on yard jobs. Here a trio head down the hill at Mississippi Street bound for CP... (more)
BNSF Officer's Special heads north to Superior crossing the Kettle River. Note the snow - it's still winter here!
A BNSF special deadheading on it's way to Superior.
Passenger extra shoving into one of the rip tracks.
A BNSF offiers special is turned on the wye at Winter Street after arriving from Minneapolis. Midwest Energy (Detroit Edison) is BNSF's largest coal customer for a single destination.
A BNSF officers special rests at the Superior engine facility after arriving from Minneapolis earlier in afternoon.
A solid EMD consist, including a b unit, charges west with a unit vehicle train for Portland, OR.
A pair of classic SD40-2s bring the daily Lincoln, NE - Grand Forks, ND high priority manifest into the yard on a pleasant morning. As a bonus, I get a nice wave from Engineer Lunak!
An EMD swoosh leaves the low clouds behind as it crawls through St. Cloud waiting for traffic to clear on main 1.
BNSF 7888 in the Wedgie scheme has most of its train over the summit and is transitioning to dynamic braking as the peaks of Glacier National Park look on.