After waiting for around 3 hours in siding at Urbana for a westbound fleet, this loaded coal train finally heads east towards Dilworth. Here the train crosses the massive bridge over the Sheyenne ... (more)
An empty BNSF garbage train heads west through the first of an immediate series of four tunnels just west of Lyle. The end of the train can be seen on the right side of the plateau formation.
A single SD70ACe waits in the Denver Yard for orders to join up with a coal train.
A westbound coal train charges through the EBCS Q bridge at Montgomery.
An empty WPS coalie highballs Neenah on its way back to the Wyoming coal fields.
BNSF 9259 and BNSF 9320 bring up the rear of a southbound coal train as works its way up the final stretch of the Palmer Divide.
Train time at MERC. A loaded train enters Midwest Energy as a empty train creeps towards the switch. The icicles hanging from the Ace's tells the story of how cold it was, -15 degrees.
The back of the light power move shoves the train into Eola tailing (on a separate track of course) a DPU unit for a BNSF coal train bound for Waukegan in the enormous dust storm caused by constru... (more)
BNSF's M-LAUSPO104-A, which runs using town names (as do most of BNSF's trains on the MRL) rolls westbound out of Avon.
Now, for the real excitement. BNSF SD60M 9259 zips by the depot with a short stack train.