An empty coal train awaits a new crew at Western Avenue. A veteran SD70MAC leads the charge.
BNSF EMD SD70MAC No. 8907 leads a westbound freight at Pinecliffe, Colorado, on January 31, 2012.
The front of a westbound BNSF freight approaches Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado, while the rear of the train passes the detector at mile 22.6 below at the loop over the mouth of Coal Creek C... (more)
All three units, two in front and one pushing, were kicking out that trademark EMD sound as they lug their heavy coal train up the hill out of Crystal Springs, ND.
Cruising into town with 122 loads is much easier than the grade the train conquered just an hour ago.
A pair of Heritage II MACs puts on a show in front of two horses, who, really, could care less by the looks of it, as they bring another load of coal south on the famed Joint Line.
I guess that evening this guy as just collecting the bad order cars?
An odd train consisting of various former Frisco and Clinchfield cars now owned by HLMX heads west.
Heading towards St. Louis and passing the Ameren Sioux Power Plant.
All three tracks are occupied as an empty coal train and Metra express (to DG) run side-by-side past an eastbound Metra at the station. Currently Main Street has no crossing.
BNSF pulling coal empties westward.
Austell Railfest Tour 2004