A BNSF welded rail train follows the bank of the Missouri River through Lombard Canyon just west of Lombard, Montana, on June 30, 2017.
With the snow-capped San Francisco Peaks in the background, a baby Phoenix, AZ to Belen, NM manifest climbs the final grade into Winslow, AZ, while the San Bernardino, CA to Atlanta, GA Z Train ca... (more)
With the morning sun rising over the eastern parries, a pair of BNSF GEs motors descend down the Palmer Divide on empty grain shuttle as they traverse the last 45 miles of the trip into Denver. In... (more)
A BNSF All-Rail taconite train heads south on the CN Missabe Sub with a CN crew in charge heading for Keenan yard after loading at USS Minntac. Once at Keenan a BNSF crew will take over and head ... (more)
Grinding up the 2.2% grade of Mullan Pass west of Helena, Montana, is a westbound BNSF coal train at Skyline on June 30, 2019. Head end power led by GE ET44C4 No. 3890 is crossing Austin Creek Tre... (more)
BNSF 3780 leads an eastbound intermodal through Escalon Ca.
Still One Number Away... BNSF 3750, just one number away from wearing a more recognized number in the railfan community, does its part with a sister ET44C4 (3745) to bring a westbound manif... (more)
A BNSF All-Rail UALLKES0-01T cruises through Wilpen heading to Keenan yard where a CN crew will take it to load 130 cars at USS Minntac then return it back to Keenan where a BNSF crew will re-take... (more)
BNSF 3790 leads a Westbound Autorack Train past Hidden Springs Rd, located just outside Minneola.
With U.S. Steel closing their Keewatin Taconite iron ore mine/plant due to the current soft demand for steel, the firm is supplying its Granite City mill with ore from its large Minntac mine. Keew... (more)
This was a lucky find giving the small number of trains on the old WP route. WB manifest rolls into the sweeping curve and into the tunnel at Reno Junction. She also had two units helping mid-trai... (more)
BNSF 3910 leads one of the many stack trains eastbound on the BNSF Transcon passing under the Santa Fe signal bridges and searchlight signals at Edelstein Illinois.
The DPU on N312, coal loads for Duke Energy's Cliffside Steam Station on the Brice Spur, crosses the Toe River and passes the elderly Clinchfield signal at NE Toe River.
The DPU on N312, coal loads for Duke Energy's Cliffside Steam Station on the Brice Spur, pushes the 92 loads up the gentle but lengthy grade of the Blue Ridge Sub.
CSX Intermodal Q186 (Fairburn, GA - East Thomas, AL) highballs North on CSXT's Lineville Sub.