An old and tired ex-BN SD70MAC, still in its original BN executive paint, shoves the rear of a coal train through Nichols Junction towards the yard in Springfield. Originally serving as the Frisco... (more)
A former BN unit leads a lite engine set out of the Springfield Underground. This facility was opened as a quarry, for mining limestone, in 1946 on Route 66 and was served originally by Frisco. To... (more)
An empty coal train rolls through the woods as it approaches Springfield Yard, a few miles to the west of this spot, on a beautiful mid-spring afternoon.
A golden glow shines of a departing intermodal as it enters a four-way meet. In the bottom right corner, a coal train can be seen idling, having just arrived at the yard. In the background two sto... (more)
A set of classic Santa Fe power sits, lashed-up together, in the Springfield engine yard on a sunny morning.
A variety of BNSF power sits in Springfield Yard waiting for the call to duty, including most notably an ex-Santa Fe GP50 and an executive SD70MAC. If you squint hard enough, you might be able to ... (more)
A BNSF local slowly backs down a very old branch line through downtown Springfield.
Tie replacement begins in Springfield Yard.
Some track work can be seen beginning in the far left corner of the photo, as an intermodal crawls into the yard.
The Springfield locomotive yard holds several surprises today including a classic blue and yellow Santa Fe and a Norfolk Southern. Behind these locomotives once stood a huge engine facility for th... (more)
The first local of the day makes it`s way out of Springfield Yard in the early morning hours.
A look into the locomotive shops of Springfield Yard.
A set of SD40-2R yard units make their way to the edge of Springfield Yard passed several coal trains.
Set of power Springfield yard
A pair of BNSF SD40-2's head East on a local out of Rogersville on the Thayer Sub.