This is cold weather railroading. Air temp was -13F with a wind-chill near -30F as this empty ore train for Hibbing Taconite kicked up fresh snow and rolled through a steam bank created by the nea... (more)
Blazing west through the snow at about track speed of 49 MPH.
BNSF 9269 leads it's train east toward Willard.
BNSF 9269 heads east with loaded coal hoppers as the evening sunset colors the sky.
BN 9269 leads a a grain train off the DME upgrade near Austin, MT
33,000+ HP of EMD muscle waits on the wrong main for a stack train to pass. This coal empty should have no problem getting up to track speed when the dispatcher gets them moving.
With a 9-unit consist that should appeal to any EMD fan, a westbound empty coal train from Superior, WI heads through western Minnesota. Models represented here include 2 SD60Ms, 2 SD60s, 2 SD40-2... (more)