On June 16, 2001, a quartet of BN/BNSF SD70MACs leads an empty coal train out of Tunnel 1 just east of Plainview, Colorado. In conjunction with Utah Railway, BNSF operates occasional coal trains f... (more)
The Awakening of Stampede Pass; BNSF has really ramped up train totals on Stampede after years of seeing either 1 or 2 trains in 24 hours or no trains at all. The new "Triangle" pool runs ... (more)
A BNSF coal train with two SD70MACs, and a Union Pacific AC44CW, lead a coal train bound for Portland General Electric along the crystal clear Clark Fork River.
Luck was on my side today as a sucker hole opened up in the clouds just as this northbound came thru Sandstone. This coal had about 60 miles to go before reaching its destination of Midwest Energ... (more)
Brand New Ace on its return to the PRB after its first revenue run to Michigan.
After going into the siding at Wray, Colorado, to meet an eastbound Z train (Z-DENCHI9-18A), BNSF Railway train H-LINDEN9-17A (High Priority Merchandise; Lincoln NE to Denver CO) accelerates as it... (more)
Baretables work north through Palmer Puddles behind a pair of Dash 9s.
Whats at the End of a Rainbow????....
Evidently BNSF9275 in a driving rain storm descending Mullan Pass as the rear DPU of an empty coal train. Who would have thought... lol :-)
Coke out of the refineries in Billings is often run in unit trains to west coast ports for Export. Here one of those export trains crosses Greenhorn Creek.
One of the millions of things I like about Montana is the clear water. This is plainly seen in this photo. Here a H-1 Dash 9 leads a BNSF freight over Bridge 55 on Montana Rail Link's 4th Subdivis... (more)
A trio of GP39s (two EMD GP39-2s and one a GP39V) sit patiently waiting for work.
Southbound tonnage pulls hard as it exits the horseshoe curve at Caliente and begins the long twisting climb to Tehachapi Summit.
Full Moon Baretables. As the full moon rises in the east a westbound baretable train races west on the Seligman Subdivision after the sun which has just set a few minutes earlier.
A pair of intermodal trains meet just west of Quinlan, OK on the BNSF Panhandle Subdivision.
This BNSF train has stopped to let the UP Steam pass by on its way through Edmonds headed toward Everett