BNSF 8820 leads a coal load south at Greenland, CO, on Sept 1, 2003.
With 105 loads of coal in tow and a DP unit on the back, this coal train is about to top the 1% grade that they have been fighting for the last 6 miles between Arvada and Kendrick. This train was ... (more)
BNSF 8820 Creeps Under Tiffin St. Bridge into Fostoria.
An eastbound mixed bag rolls out of the small town of Chadwick, Illinois on a crisp September morning. The railroad sure is a roller coaster out here - which makes for nice telephoto shots!
GM/EMD delivered all SD70MAC locomotives to Burlington Northern/BNSF with the GM HTCR truck. This radial bolsterless truck features three axles, and three traction motors. A truck that has bolster... (more)
BNSF SD70MAC 8820 leads a 16 car NS autorack train
west on a beautiful autumn day.
105 loads of coal and the DP can be seen in the reverse curve west of Arvada. The train is dug into the 1% grade that they must tackle for the next 5 miles to get up to Kendrick. This train was lo... (more)
Evening light finds a BNSF coal train passing Henson siding south of Paola.