BNSF's isolated Butte operations interchange with MRL at Garrison and UP at Silver Bow. The days of multi-Geeps seem to be done, tho....with a little luck, maybe someday they can push eastward ou... (more)
BNSF 8952 passes NB along the shores of the scenic Palmer Lake with a manifest freight.
Coal empties from Ardoch, ND, roll southward out of Grand Forks behind a matching trio of Heritage II SD70MACs.
The vast openness of the Powder River Basin can be seen here as this coal train makes it's way down the wet rails on it's way out of the Basin.
This is the 1st trip of the year for this Cordero Mine, WY to Gateway, IA coal train. The train is about to Burlington, IA where the train will head down the K-Line to Montrose, IA. These 109 cars... (more)
This Black Thunder Mine, WY to Alma, WI coal train has just started to climb the small grade between Glen Ullin and Dengate, ND. 123 loads separate the head units and the single DP unit on the rea... (more)
This southbound loaded coal drag is seen waiting for a clear signal from the dispatcher to proceed south to Littleton, with units (BNSF 8952 and BNSF 9618), as the rear DPUs.
A busy day at Reno Junction. An empty BNSF and a loaded UP train wait, while another BNSF train heads north after loading at Black Thunder Mine.
South end of Bill yard.