Coal loads depart the Signal Peak mine and enter the 36 mile line built into the mix of Montana prairie and badlands in 2007-08 that sees one commodity - coal, and lots of it. This privately owned... (more)
Despite being double track, the Transcon was bogged down with maintenance activity. Low priority trains like this one were stacked up waiting, while higher priority trains ran around them here at... (more)
BNSF OCS stopped at Colona,IL. in the pouring rain to flag Poppy Garden Rd..
CSX K041, with a fresh crew for the CSX Mohawk sub coming from the CSX River sub, begging it's journey west from Selkirk Yard.
With one of BNSF's Brand new GE ES44AC's K041 has a fresh crew and heads westbound out of Selkirk yard on a beautiful fall evening.
A northbound BNSF manifest was passing through Palmer Lake on a beautiful clear morning.
The end of an era.
Former ATSF 233 joins the long line of engines stored at NRE. The entire BNSF 8200-8250 series have been returned to the leasor Bank of America and are being stored at NRE until further dispositi... (more)
Birmingham: the best of the west in the deep south!
With GEVO's being sidlined due to turbo issues, suddenly, after an eternity of waiting, the SD75's are called back into service. The M's and I's are needed to provide relief for BNSF while repairs... (more)
A westbound BNSF Z train hustles along the shore of the Mississippi at the Palisades.
Three EMDs on a Z-train in 2009? Thanks to some of the BNSF GEVOs being taken out of service, a few EMDs are back out of storage.
A quartet of EMDs is in the lead of this H-GFDNTW slowly departing Grand Forks.