A BNSF GECX ballast train rumbles through Converse Junction in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin on October 18, 2018. On the left, a BNSF coal train has just pulled up to the junction after loading at ... (more)
BNSF 8221 brings up the rear of an eastbound MOW train.
Back in the days when early widecabs were still considered premium power, a 75M and a 60M are in charge of this manifest rounding the curve through Amarillo. My how times have changed...
An early season snowfall the day prior has given way to sunny skies as this colorful westbound eases through Marias after cresting the summit.
One of the many money-making high speed Z-trains through the area!
BNSF 8221 leads this eastbound stacker between Blue Cut and Cajon in the late evening.
Empty Unit Coal Train from Columbia Power Plant near Portage, WI rolls north along the Mississippi River on its trip back to the BNSF.
Empty BNSF ballast train grinds up Bozeman Pass, headed to Pipestone Springs for loading.
Seasonal BNSF ballast trains run over MRL's 5th Sub at Logan to Pipestone Springs on Pipestone Pass (where most of the line is still intact all the way to Butte). This is an empty train headed to... (more)
Westbound stacks cross Two Medicine Bridge and pass the Most Photographed Barn In Montana with fall colors still present, despite the snow cover.
After a long day of clouds and rain the sun finally shows itself on a passing coal empty from the twin cities.
A nice leader in the form of an ATSF SD75M makes an appearance on a manifest from the CN bound for Kansas City.
A warbonnet 75M leads a GP60 and a former ATSF C44-9W, if the latter of the 3 wasn't repainted, we'd have a delightful ATSF consist on hour hands... still not too shabby.