BNSF had apparently already curtailed operations for Christmas on the 23rd as witnessed by the number of eastbounds parked between Cairo & Ravenna.
A westbound BNSF grain train has crossed Marias Pass in Montana and now passes through some autumn colors on the west side of the route as it approaches Nyack on October 10, 2018.
A heavy westbound BNSF grain train tops Marias Pass in a light snowfall at Summit, Montana, on October 10, 2018. Winter always seems to come early to the higher elevations of Big Sky Country.
Early season snow dusts the scene on the edge of Glacier National Park as a westbound BNSF grain train passes through Marias, Montana, after summiting the pass on October 10, 2018.
Loaded coal climbing out of Elsberry at Apex, Missouri on the BNSF Hannibal Subdivision..