A BNSF coal train rolls east along the Yellowstone River
Pushing up Williamsport Hill into Hagerstown
An eastbound BNSF coal train highballs the siding at Dengate while a westbound empties sits in the clear.
A loaded coal train has just cleared Sully Springs siding in the North Dakota badlands and is starting up the grade to Fryburg. On the rear is a remote and a manned helper.
Metallurgical coal from Canada's Crowsnest Pass bound for Chicago area steel mills heads eastward on the HiLine, seen here following the Missouri River near its confluence with the Yellowstone. Th... (more)
Loaded coal train approaches the badlands as it travels eastward over the former NP main across North Dakota
A loaded BNSF coal train climbs Fryburg hill out of the badlands on the Glendive Mandan section. Manned pushers are visible on the rear of the train. Northern Pacific's 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone class s... (more)
A coal train traverses the North Dakota Badlands on the former NP line
BNSF 9353 leads an eastbound coal train onto the Norfolk Southern and past the Amtrak diesel facilities along West 18th Street in Chicago.
Pushers on rear (note engineer in cab). Between the brakeshoe smoke and the haze, visibility isn't the greatest here at the moment!
"The Playground" - Missoula, Montana has often been discribed as a playground of mountains and rivers and few vantage points prove that as well as the scene from atop Mt. Sentinel and Hellgate Can... (more)
A GP40 leads a Chessie GP40-2 waiting to enter Cumberland on a perfect autumn day.
Brakeshoe smoke! (Fr. Dale Peterka photographing the action by the station)
Brakeshoe smoke from descending Cheat River grade
Four EMDs share the burden of a coal drag into Wisconsin.