Brand new and right out of the factory, BNSF 8169 sits outside the GE Manufacturing Solutions plant in Fort Worth, Texas, waiting for a go on the test track.
The 2014 BNSF Christmas Train returns to San Bernardino after a morning taking children from the City of Hope hospital on a fun ride along Metrolink's Pasadena and San Gabriel Subdivisions.
With Ed Tumbas at the throttle, the BNSF Railway California Division Christmas Train is under exceptional care! The train, led by ES44C4s 8169 and 8179, rounds the curve into Blue Cut in Californ... (more)
A new ES44C4 leads the BNSF Christmas train up Cajon Pass on its first trip of the day as it approaches Silverwood.
After a harsh rain storm hit Southern California, the San Gabriel Mountain Range finally had a good amount of snow on them. Which made for a perfect view inside of the BNSF California Division Chr... (more)
Heading back down Cajon Pass, BNSF 8169 brings up the rear of the 2014 Christmas Train as it heads for San Bernardino.
BNSF's 2014 Southern California Christmas Train climbs Cajon Pass as it heads for Summit.
8169 get a push into the banana track fron 8117 and 8142
A BNSF employee cruises past two storage lines consisting of mostly SD40-2's, SD45-2's and SD60M's. Just another sign of the struggling economy.
with over 20 SD40-2's and a few SD45-2's thrown in (with a lone GP60B) on the track beside them, the SD60M's are facing their first storage time on the BNSF. With the economy in the drink, engines... (more)