Starting his career on the IMRL, this friendly engineer now does his railroading on the BNSF Railway.
With a lack of crews out on the BNSF, trains seem to be going dead everywhere. H-NTWGAL, with a relief crew on board, is moments from departing the lock and damn after spending two hours waiting o... (more)
After completing a pick-up, waiting on a westbound BNSF Z train, and then one east on the CP, Northtown-Galesburg gets moving east out of North La Crosse.
BNSF 6320 can't be more then a couple of months old as it leads a Dash 9 and a heavy Northtown-Galsburg manifest down Main 2 at Newport.
CSXT 5388 rolls past the Genoa Fish Hatchery on it way donw to Galesburg. This was one of the few shots along the Mississippi that wasn't foggy as you can see above the tree line.
Only minutes away from a crew change, a clean SD60M leads a manifest just outside of La Crosse.
A manifest departs Northtown Yard.
I like the Ferromex SDP40 2nd out.
A GEVO, an Oakway EMD, and a CN wide cab SD40-2 leads a manifest by Forest Hills Country Club.
Eight engines head up the train. They are 6369, 3411, 6893, 5255, 580, 1104, 819, & CSXT7689!
BNSF 2803, BNSF 6309, BNSF 2432, BNSF 103.
BNSF 4333 and BNSF 116 pull their train under the bridge into Merrick State Park.
BNSF Mixed freight train train H-NTWGAL (Northtown, MN – Galesburg, IL) heads down the Mississippi River at the small town of Victory, Wisconsin, with the majestic bluffs in the background.
EMD 9053 leads another Oakway, BNSF B40, BNSF SD40-2, X-CP SD40-2, and a BNSF GP7.