A loaded coal train works east on the Creston Sub in southwestern Iowa. The train crosses the Nodaway River just west of Nodaway. The train is bound for unloading Joppa, IL, for Electric Energy. T... (more)
Starting up the hill to Palmer Divide ...
A pair of EMD SD70ACes drag a BNSF coal train up Angora Hill at Bonner, Nebraska, on May 23, 2014, heading southbound out of Alliance on the Angora Subdivision.
A southbound BNSF coal train drops down Angora Hill between Vance and Northport, Nebraska, on May 23, 2014.
When I made a trip to North Dakota to shoot the Northern Coal Route, this route was just starting to change over to the AC-DP coal trains. For many years DC power will the strong hold for this rou... (more)
Coal southbound up the Palmer Divide.
Its pretty neat hearing 710's climb Ash Hill! A pair of ACe's and an AC Gevo pull this short Amarillo manifest up the 1.44% grade. BNSF 9221, 8494, 5951 and
41 Loads, 14 Empties, 5491 Tons, 3825... (more)
The DP's on a northbound BNSF coal empty dutifully follow their train through a winter wonderland at Palmer Lake
BNSF 9221 leads a westbound coal train out of Amarillo.
Brand new ACE leads loaded taconite
Detouring coal empties from East Lake, OH easily keep track speed behind a brand new locomotive.
This Cohasset, MN to Coalstrip, WY (Rosebud Mine) empty is about to stop at the west end of Driscoll in the siding. This was the only solid sets of SD60M's I seen the 5 days I was in North Dakota.... (more)
The way a Triclops is supposed to be painted...in Whiteface (with an acceptable alternate trailing in the form of BNSF 9242, The Greenface)! Westbound DEEX empties leave Surrey JCT behind.