The early morning calm is disrupted by an loaded coal train making its way along at 30 mph.
Empty Scherer coal train NS 735 (Juliette,GA-Memphis,TN/BNSF) come to a safe stop on the main 1 track just before the Jersey Rd (MP-234.1 A) crossing by order of NS CT-Dispatcher, due to a traffi... (more)
BNSF 9060 leads the HBARBEL as it races through Goffs.
While waiting for a mess of Galesburg area traffic to clear up ahead of it, an eastbound loaded CAEG coal drag sits patiently on track two of the Ottumwa Subdivision between the towns of Monmouth ... (more)
A brief and well-timed break in the clouds quickly lets the sun illuminate eastbound loaded coal train C-BAMSCN0 20R as it glides through Cameron, IL on BNSF's Ottumwa Subdivision. This train orig... (more)
Standing atop the E. Smokey Rd wooden overpass, southbound loaded coal train C-BAMSCN0 20R clips right along as it heads down the single-tracked Brookfield Subdivision south of St. Augustine, IL w... (more)
BNSF SD70ACe rolls under the old wooden bridge at St.Augustine,IL. This would be third and final time the gang would see this train on our outing.
BNSF SD70ACe 9060 waits for the signal ahead of him to clear, so he can make his next move south. After this photo was taken we would soon shoot the train two other times in different locations, o... (more)
BNSF 9060 & 9354 with westbound empties.
BNSF SD70ACe 9060 trails at the rear of GFDBRC as the DPU.