To quote the dad in A Christmas Story, "It's a klinker!"
A BNSF motor makes like a Baldwin as it muscles a loaded coal train through Roggen, Colorado.
BNSF 9326 (SD70ACe) shoves a loaded coal train through Brighton, Colorado on the Brush Sub.
BNSF ACe 9326 shoves a loaded coal through Hudson as it heads towards West Tonville on the Brush Sub.
BNSF 9326 (SD70ACe) struggles as it muscles a heavy coal train through West Roggen on the Brush Sub.
The sun has barely risen, it’s -22° and I’m standing on the side of the US Highway 2 as BNSF 9326 leads a grain train out of the Rockies. The cold weather resulted in the exhaust freezing alm... (more)
In spite of the BNSF leader, this is a Union Pacific coal train just cresting Soldier Summit in a light snow storm. The train loaded at the Skyline Mine near Scofield, Utah and has a mix of UP and... (more)
BNSF 9326, 5807, & 8776 with westbound empties.
A pair of BNSF SD70ACe's are waiting in idle for a terminal relief crew to come and pick up the extra section empty Georgia Power coal bucket NS 77Z (Juliette,GA-Memphis,TN/BNSF), and bring it dee... (more)
The head end as well as tail end power of this empty coal train can be seen rolling over the hills of Western Nebraska.
I may have had New Years Day off but for the railroad it was business as usual. BNSF 9326 shoves on an eastbound coal train on the Ravenna sub.
The DPUs (9326 and 9463) of an eastbound BNSF grain train pass along a frozen Frog Pond west of Trout Creek, Montana, on January 26, 2013.
Frog Pond is almost, but not completely frozen over. A small creek coming down the mountainside has left an opening in the ice, providing a nice spot to see through the clear (but very cold) water... (more)