Plenty of power heads up an empty coal train as it races westward out of Glendive en route to the mines.
Milw 261 leads a BNSF employee special westbound near Glendive. The big 4-8-4 put on quite a show on this clear summer morning.
Northern Pacific 4-8-4 2604 was one of twelve Class A 4-8-4s built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1926. They had 73" drivers, 28 x 30 inch cylinders, boiler pressure of 210 lbs, and could exert 57... (more)
Kind of an odd couple lead a BNSF grain train westbound out of Glendive on a mid August evening, BNSF 8278 and CP 5957 are just getting up to track speed.
BN 9217,9073,6791,5063 are building speed as they depart Glendive with westbound empties. The trailing GE is kicking out a nice cloud of smoke.
This unit has been newly renumbered from 1590.
Three variations of EMD coal power hold for a track in Glendive next to some familiar sights in this area.
An unpatched BN locomotive leads an empty coal train past the sagebrush and badlands common to this area of Montana
BNSF 9372 waits to enter the yard at Glandive with a Weatbound on the long trip back to the Powder River Basin in Wyoming..........Sweet
BNSF 9278 rolls thru the wye and into Glandive