In the relative coolness of the early morning, a short 30 car train is picking up speed coming out of the siding at Machens, Missouri.
A conveyor ballast train deposits rock along a BNSF branch line in Duluth. These are interesting trains to observe and how they can dump ballast exactly where it is needed. A Tate & Lyle chemical ... (more)
New BNSF C44-9W #4709 in the red & silver Warbonnet scheme at Kansas City, Missouri. An original Kodachrome slide from my Collection.
An eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway business train approaches Fullerton. At just four months old, and there are not many locomotives relettered for the new road yet, let alone any o... (more)
BNSF 8984 paired with a CEFX GE unit pound the diamonds at the UP crossing in Fremont, NE with a coal train bound for Sioux City, IA.
BNSF's Sioux City Sub (a former Burlington route) nearly makes a beeline from Ashland, NE to Sioux City, IA, however, takes a turn through Fremont, NE to parallel the UP before crossing it west of... (more)
An autorack train heads north through the Dayton's Bluff area of downtown St. Paul.
High on the west slope of Marias Pass the 4439 West exits Shed No.8 with a long manifest. The air is pure, the sun is warm and the railroad action quite decent on this August afternoon.
An eastbound high-priority train coming off Cardy Hill near Ethel, Missouri.
A westbound manifest crosses Peruque Creek on the BNSF Hannibal Sub.
An eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe manifest freight drops downgrade off Big 10 Curve approaching Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of April 13, 2002.
BNSF 6028 sits in the siding at Ponder as a high priority intermodal train flies by on the mainline
Dawn breaks on the Hi Line Subdivison at Nyack, as a westbound Grainer breaks the early morning stillness.
Out of the vastness of the Arizona plateau comes the 528 East with a manifest, about to rumble across the great trestle at Canyon Diablo. Remnants of the foundation of the original 1882 single-tra... (more)