Snowy Day on the East Side
Rolling along west of Rollinsville, BNSF priority manifest is whispering among the flocked pines of the valley.
BNSF 8222, 4242, & 7869 lead a westbound stack train across the Colorado river and into California at Moabi Regional Park.
Back in 2007 I made a week trip shooting all these old relics on the northern coal route. Here the loaded train bound for Superior for unloading rumbles east with a Glendive pusher on the rear end... (more)
BNSF on trackage rights delivering an empty rock train to the Austin & Western RR. The lead engine was very clean. Must be a recent delivery from GE.
BNSF 8222, still showing its ATSF Warbonnet colors and logo, kicks up fresh snow while moving at track speed on a cold winter morning.
High above the horizon on a big fill.
BNSF 8222 on the point of westbound MERC empties in Carlton waiting for a new crew. The Eight Triple Two probably has the sharpest-looking Warbonnet scheme left running the rails today. The seco... (more)
A nice mix of EMD power rolls westward past the Cottonwood Switch with Clay Boswell coal empties.
This coal train is working thru the Badlands in Western North Dakota. This landscape was the result of million of years of erosion and geologic changes that has taken place to the Little Missouri ... (more)
4 SD75M's, 3 on the point and 1 on the rear, work hard at moving this Spring Creek Mine, WY to Cohasset, MN coal train up Fryburg Hill. This load has 5 miles of 1.00% grade to climb yet to get ove... (more)
A nice pair of warbonnets are in the lead of grain loads from Holloway, MN bound for Richardton, ND.
Empty Unit Ore Train from Columbia Power Plant near Portage, WI goes streaking past the La Crosse Roadswitcher working Webster Lumber.
A trio of Santa Fe SD75Ms running "elephant" style on the point of coal loads screams through the small town of Fisher.
Taken from the grand fork of the Red River of the North and the Red Lake River, a trio of Warbonnets lead loaded coal east. Don't try this shot in the summer unless you have a boat (or can walk o... (more)
Warbonnet stampede!! Three Sante Fe-lettered SD75Ms lead Clay Boswell loads east. I'm not sure I've seen a trio of pure Warbonnets running together, especially elephant style!