The engineer on Ferromex 4080 waits at Belen Junction for a signal to back into the Belen yard.
Former Santa Fe 1609 switches cars in the busy Belen yard.
Brand new BNSF 7927 leads an eastbound doublestack train into the Belen yard.
BNSF 8518 is about to duck under Highway 60. In a few hundred feet from where the train is, the mainlines will split for a few miles.
The dynamic brakes on BNSF 7163 are whining, as the train glides through Abo Canyon on a gorgeous Winter day.
BNSF 6207 leads a manifest through Abo Canyon. The train is just about to roll under the Highway 60 overpass.
A stack train grinds up grade at Abo Canyon.
Brand new BNSF 7927 leads an eastbound doublestack into the Belen yard.
BNSF 1608, still in Santa Fe colors, pulls a string of cars north out of the Belen yard.
Santa Fe power mixed with an LMX leaser exits Abo Canyon with a westbound train headed for Belen, NM. A couple years into BNSF, it was nice to still be able to see "pure" Santa Fe locos,... (more)
Lots of color at the west end of the BNSF Belen yard as Ferromex power waits to back into the diesel service area. Ex Santa Fe 1608 is switching cars, while BNSF 7927 east come around the corner a... (more)
A BNSF manifest freight rolls west exiting Abo Canyon with a quartet of BN power none of which had been renumbered at this time. The Cascade green contrasts nicely with the New Mexico desert.
A westbound heads into Belen at 6:20 pm with building thunderstorms around
BNSF #8357 westbound near Belen, New Mexico on February 19, 2019.
561, a pair of Dash 9-44CWs and an SD40-2 switch cars from their train, visible in the background.