After swapping crews at Western Avenue, an empty coal train heads west out of the city with a BNSF SD70MAC leading the way.
Westbound coal train west of Maryhill in the Columbia River Gorge.
On a glorious winter afternoon (hard to believe) a BNSF empty coal train is just about to head over Highway 99 in Delta, BC on the BC Rail Port Sub as it heads for home trackage en-route back to t... (more)
BNSF SD70MAC 8926 prepares to back into Allouez with 4 other sisters at Saunders.
lots of colour today
East of Pueblo Jct.
I was just sitting in the grass eating my lunch when the radio chirped up with news of an eastbound. Since I really loved the framing of the bridge where I was sitting, I didn't move to grab the ... (more)
The workhorse of the BNSF stable, SD70MAC's can still be seen leading coal and assorted freight through Denver.
A whole train in the frame. The mountains that border southern Colorado and northern New Mexico stretch to the left. The Sangre de Cristo range sets the far skyline.
Lead units (distance) and DPUs (nearby) are about a mile apart. They work their way up and down the grades via turns, including several horseshoe curves, between Des Moines, NM and Trinidad, CO.
DPUs at the back of coal empties bound for Wyoming are having no problem holding up the back of the train, as this train rolls by the quiet, lightly-populated ranching town of Trinchera, Colorado.... (more)
Winding down the curves of Trinchera Pass, approaching the tiny town of Trinchera, en route to Trindad and the next crew change.
Eastbound Clay Boswell loads roll over the Red River of the North into Minnesota on a pleasant Sunday morning.
Loaded coal train making its way thru the switches at the tender while passing Union Station before switching onto CN Beaumont Sub.
The birds make a quick getaway as this BNSF loaded coal train enters Memphis from the Frisco Bridge.