An eastbound BNSF coal load makes its way down the multiple hogbacks east of Bellevue, TX. The little town is just beyond the point where U.S. 287 crests the hill in the distance. Although the Wic... (more)
On a beautiful May afternoon in 2010, westbound BNSF coal empties negotiate the radical hogbacks just east of Bellevue, TX. From our vantage point between the northbound and southbound lanes of U.... (more)
Westbound BNSF coal empties descend the hogbacks into the valley just west of Bellevue, TX. In a few moments, the train will begin climbing out of the valley on a similar track profile.
With U.S. 287 in the foreground, BNSF 1046 rolls quickly over the huge hogbacks just west of Bellevue on the Wichita Falls Sub.
At sunset, an eastbound BNSF Q train roars out of the siding at Fruitland, TX, after meeting a manifest. Judging from the amount of exhaust, the engineer appears to have put the throttle in Run 16... (more)
BNSF 7621 East, an intermodal train headed for Alliance Yard north of Ft. Worth, comes over the "hump" at the east end of Fruitland.
BNSF intermodal trains meet at Herman, TX. Coming down the "stairs," or multiple hogbacks here, is 705 East, headed for Alliance Yard north of Ft. Worth. At left is U.S. 287, which runs ... (more)
A pair of Gensets lead a switch job north at the Saginaw Interlocking.
A southbound coal drag rides the rollercoaster that is Northern Texas with a tumbleweed caught in the plow.
A BNSF loaded coal train behind sharp new power sits tied down by one of the big grain elevators in Saginaw.
A classic pair of EMD old Santa Fe engines waiting for a crew.