Southbound sand train running along the Mississippi River.
BNSF 9734, a rebuilt SD70MAC (into an SD70MACe), leads CP 674 at LeClaire, IA.
BNSF SD70MACe 9734 leads CP 674 west into the siding at Genoa.
BNSF SD70MACe 9734 leads a sand train detour west near the small town of Forreston. These detours have made the normally sleepy D&I rather interesting as of late.
A rerouted CP 674 rolls south through Morton Grove with a BNSF SD70MACe and SD70MAC for power.
A westbound hopper from Machens, MO, to Black Thunder Mine rolls out of Burlington. Here the train passes a coal train changing crews for the K-Line. Both trains are pictured in the tight confines... (more)
This paint scheme was devised by Jerry Grinstein, the CEO of the Burlington Northern Railroad from 1985 to 1995 and was applied to the railroad's last order for locomotives before the merger, the ... (more)
Empty coal train 734 passes under some iconic buildings. The AT&T and Coca-Cola buildings are self explanatory, but the copper colored Bank of America building is currently the tallest building i... (more)
On May 21, 2011, a westbound BNSF coal train cruises along the Clark Fork just east of Plains, Montana, along Montana Rail Link’s scenic Fourth Subdivision. A matching pair of “Grinstein”-painted ... (more)
A tad behind the advertised (nearly 8 hours to be exact) Amtrak 7, the westbound Empire Builder, would be through at sunrise here, just east of Minot, ND. Since today's power includes an SD70MAC,... (more)
Locomotive problems in Minnesota caused the westbound Empire Builder #7 to be delayed resulting in placing a BNSF SD70MAC on point in order to keep the train moving. Here the Empire Bui... (more)
Putting on a great horn show for my 5y/o nephew that was standing next to me...
One of the very few BN(SF) units equipped with flashing ditch lights blasts over a grade crossing as they work their way east, about to cross under the old Soo Line bridge. Traffic on the Staples... (more)