BNSF 7335 and two Mexican units lead a Kansas City-bound manifest with empty Boeing 737 flatcars up front.
A loaded coal drag grinds up Firth Hill through the fresh snow. This train would get held near the summit while waiting on traffic ahead to clear.
A BNSF manifest ascends Firth Hill as the trees around begin to change color.
Firth Hill is down to one track due to a dispatching blunder which resulted in a bunch of crews dying. That made for this nice photo opportunity as a colorful grain train passes two of those tied ... (more)
BNSF 9266 leads TXUX loads up the hill as fall colors are just beginning.
The Fall colors begin in Nebraska as BNSF 4290 leads a manifest after the last of the clouds drift South.
With a whopping 20 axles, the 814, or Adams Local, sweeps through the curve on the West side of Firth, Nebraska.
Two Union Pacific units bookend a BNSF loaded coal train bound for the Iatan Power Plant between Saint Joseph and Kansas City, MO. The train is seen here lumbering up Firth Hill, which is the stee... (more)
I was lucky enough to have this train pass right after high sun hours. This thing hasn't had a CP leader in a long time so this is a treat.
BNSF 6223 & 8529 work their way up Firth Hill with a coal train.
BNSF 7811 and a trailing fakebonnet lead a presumably loaded grain train South down the hill.
TXU Energy coal trains heads past the Pella Road overpass on Firth Hill.
After waiting in Hobson Yard for an ungodly long time, the Lincoln-Tulsa manifest finally makes its way to Firth Hill.
On a very hazy summer evening, a southbound BNSF coal train starts back up Firth Hill.
Slowly topping the hill out of the trench.