BNSF SD70MAC 9604 is photographed on Orella Hill on The Butte Subdivision. This is the line between Alliance, NE and Edgemont, SD.
Westbound empty descending down Orella hill toward Ardmore S.D.
With stormy skies clearing up, I captured this eastbound coal load lead by UP #5915 cresting the top of Orella Hill, at the old ghost town of Orella. The abandoned house in the background is actua... (more)
In this unique view, a westbound KCPL coal empty pulled by BNSF 9389 has just crested over the top of the hill at MP 439.
A withering old barn from the ghost town of Orella can be seen in the di... (more)
A rare solid lash up of SD70ACe's is pulling this westbound coal empty past MP 440 near the old ghost town of Orella.
In the spring of 2008, heavy rains helped to relieve 5+ years of drought and... (more)
Welcome to the middle of nowhere Nebraska with a BNSF coal drag.