Passing a freight led by former Santa Fe, now BNSF, GP60 #8729 at Gallup, NM. Taken from on board Amtrak's eastbound 'Southwest Chief'. My wife & I rode this train as part of a trip from Buffalo t... (more)
Two blue and yellow GP60's make easy work of the climb towards the Continental Divide with only five covered hoppers in tow on the Gallup-based "211" Local.
Returning to Barstow late in the afternoon after meeting Arizona & California at Cadiz
Nice to still see Santa Fe blue and yellow in the desert.
Can every current paint scheme on BNSF be seen in this photo? Looking through the deadlines I can find everything besides Executive Cream (bonus points if you find the Warbonnet).
Traversing the 'Mother Road' in a red Mustang pacing the ATSF.... doesn't get much more Americana than that! Interesting side note; the tanks cars directly above the Mustang are actually the sole ... (more)
Wish I had this luck the day earlier at the Vegas blackjack tables, but better late then never! I first scoped this train earlier in the morning in Barstow. Based the on power I suspected it was t... (more)
An incredible lash-up awaits a new crew in Kingman. Three Bluebonnet GP60's and an H2 GP60M...wow.
Three Santa Fe GP60's and a tagged BNSF GP60M await a new crew with a short local.
GP 60 leads a SD40-2 and SD 60 with ethanol loads
All three forms of the GP60 are shown here as bluebonnet GP60 8729, a H1 GP60B, and a warbonnet GP60M lead a westbound stack train through Wilmington.
Santa Fe Bluebonnet GP60 8729 is in charge of this westbound A-B-A lash-up, followed by a BNSF Heritage 1 GP60B and a Santa Fe Warbonnet GP60M.
The Riverbank Local departs Richmond. Nikon D70 70-200mm. www.bayarearailroading.com