Activating four sets of crossing signals, two of which are still the old Griswolds, this all rail taconite crawls through downtown Hibbing, MN at 10 mph. In another couple miles they will be out o... (more)
This BNSF all rail taconite train just passed through Bob Dylan's hometown of Hibbing, MN and is now about to pass under the at one time double track bridge over the BN that the DMIR/Missabe used ... (more)
After handing off to a CN crew to load this all-rail train at U.S. Steel Minntac, it is now back with a BNSF crew as they head back west (RR north) along the CN Keenan Sub while crossing one of th... (more)
After loading taconite pellets at U.S. Steel Minntac, a CN crew delivers a Granite City all-rail ore train to a quiet Keenan yard on a beautiful Friday afternoon. A BNSF crew would arrive later th... (more)
A few more feet into the yard and the CN crew will park their train and be done for the day after spending most of shift loading and weighing 130 cars of taconite pellets at the USS Minntac plant.... (more)
Descending from the USS Minntac plant with 130 loads of pellets the CN crew is heading for CN Keenan yard with this BNSF all-rail train that is going to a final destination at Granite City Works b... (more)
Moments after sunset, an eastbound empty BNSF coal train races east along farm fields and US-6 just outside of Hillrose, Colorado, on December 4, 2018.
BNSF 8436 (SD70ACe) and three other mates shove a hopper train through Sedalia, Colorado.
This loaded coal train is slowing for an early morning meet at Machens, Missouri.
BNSF 8436 leads the Barstow to San Diego manifest west at Cajon Summit.
BNSF SD70ACe 8436 leads this San Diego to Clovis, NM vehicle train east at Lugo.
WATBAR Déjà Vu! Last week I was in Cajon Pass photographing the westbound BARWAT with a solid 4 unit lashup of ACe's. Almost a week later, the eastbound WATBAR passes Verdemont with a two unit set... (more)
BNSF SD70ACe 8436 along with a CREX lease unit head up this westbound stacker as it passes through Santa Ana Canyon at Esperanza in sweet evening light.
A very colorful lash-up of BNSF and KCS power rolls past the old Northrup King Seed Company building on the BNSF's Midway Sub in Minneapolis.