A pair of SD70MAC's hustle west with empty oil cans in tow. Thanks to Christopher Muller's excellent driving, I was able to fire off some shutter clicks to get my first ever pace shot. This was ... (more)
A pair SD70MAC's with empty tank cans in tow scream through the small town of New York Mills. Fellow railfans and friends, John Fladung and Christopher Muller, are seen getting back into our chas... (more)
A pair SD70MAC's lead an empty tank train through the Verndale Sag just west of Verndale, MN. After this shot we would chase west until running into clouds.
Pan Shot: The sun lights up the back of the tanks and trucks of the Westward coal train as it breaks the horizon on this beautiful morning.
Working hard to get 120 loads up the grade out of Ft Dodge these 3 units (2x1 dpu) are down to 10mph as they go by the old road crossing at National.
As the day begins a Sioux City, IA to Williams, IA coal train approaches Manson with 120 loads for Williams.
9911 is starting into CTC at Tara and is going from the Cherokee Sub to the Waterloo Sub. L572 sit on the Omaha Sub dead waiting for a new crew.
Yes, this is really North Dakota...who knew?!? BNSF 9911 shoves eastbound coal up the grade toward Sully Springs and through the Badlands of southwestern ND.