A switch crew goes about their work as a late season storm ramps up. The deer in the distance is looking for a dinner of spilled grain.
Big bridge, small train. With the closing of the paper mill in Brainerd the local will look more and more like this.
A cold engine and a full throttle produces a plume as BNSF 1506 heads quickly to the Denver Yard.
BNSF 1514 is running solo to the Denver Yard to help shuffle freight.
Three green geeps are still in charge of the Watertown Local as they head west at Stockholm. In their twice weekly trek to Watertown, the train traverses three different BNSF subdivisions.
BNSF #1535, built as Northern Pacific GP9 #234 in 1955, delivers Norfolk Southern interchange to 32nd Street yard
The Clinton local waits at North LeClaire because of a pull-a-part at Pleasent Valley.
This unit has been newly renumbered from 1590.
If not for that BNSF on the side, the engine facility could be all BN, as two rarish GP28M's look on.
With the greens of spring starting to show at trackside, the BNSF unit still sports the green and white of the BN and the Operation Lifesaver paint scheme as a bonus.
Power for one of tomorrows' locals waits for its call to duty.
Power sits waiting assignments with some unusual stable mates. ICE and ex KCS units are here too.
A pair of geeps sit idle while some switchers are working deep in 28th St. Yard.
Two veterans on the east leg of the wye at COPLANT are headed to DTE Railcar.
BNSF was clearing some of the two feet of snow the Twin Ports have received in recent weeks. Certainly not a Confederate Railroad, as seen on the billboard.