A fairly new BNSF ACe leads empty Clay Boswell coal across western Minnesota elephant-style with a pair of older generation coal power. Note sure what's up with the weird green paint on the MAC t... (more)
Coal empties roll south through Hillsboro behind a quartet of EMDs running elephant-style. The interesting thing is that the three MACs, while all in the Executive scheme, are all patched differe... (more)
Classic northern plains coal leads empties south through Hillsboro, which makes waiting in the -13°F temps a little more bearable! Not sure how much longer we'll see SD60Ms and Oakways on these co... (more)
Coal empties behind BNSF 8207 with the mismatched number boards takes the siding in Fisher for a meet with an eastbound from Grand Forks. What paint scheme looks better than ATSF Warbonnet on fre... (more)
BNSF 8260 finally gets under way after the West Lead, seen on the right, cleared its warrant after spotting cars at Henningsen Cold Storage just south of F.O. Switch. A third train, M-MINSUP is w... (more)
BNSF 8260 with the Reader's Digest large-print scheme leads a six-pack of power on today's empty Clay Boswell train across the Red River and into North Dakota. Along for the ride are an Oakway, a... (more)
Clay Boswell empties make the turn onto the Hillsboro Subdivision with an impressive display of BNSF paint schemes.
Clay Boswell empties roll South out of the town of Thompson with an impressive assortment of BNSF paint schemes.
Classic coal power has returned to the COB trains after a stint earlier this year with AC powered units leading the charge. Here a nice Warbonnet leads empties out of the yard and onto the wye fo... (more)
A classic trio of northern plains coal power has Clay Boswell empties rushing west through western Minnesota and past some fields of Sunflowers.
Clay Boswell empties behind a dirty SD75I in the BNSFbonnet scheme round the curve westbound about to cross the Red River into North Dakota.
A more typical-looking-for-the-area consist of SD60 power leads empty coal hoppers from Cohasset, MN south through Thompson on a hot and humid evening. BNSF 9275 is a one of the few SD60Ms to spo... (more)
Empty Clay Boswell coal keeps the main through Hillsboro at track speed with a nice quartet of EMD power. These empties are meeting loads in the hole behind me.