A Burlington Northern Santa Fe manifest freight descends out of Tunnel 1 on the horseshoe curve spanning the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon on October 24, 1999. BNSF GE C44-9W No. 979 leads three BN E... (more)
An eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe intermodal train passes a small mountain lake on the border of Glacier National Park while crossing Marias Pass west of Bison, Montana, on June 4, 2002.
Running eastbound past Drano Lake.
BNSF power heads south on KCS with coal loads, while a train of empties waits in the siding. An SD70ACe (9061, blt August 2012) pairs with ancestor SD70MAC (9750, blt April 1996) on the loads, whi... (more)
A SB intermodal rolls through the Westminster Tower and into the downtown area of St. Paul.
During the early “rainbow”period of the BNSF, a westbound with a colorful consist skirts the then new intermodal yard on a crisp January day. Metrolink has now become a big player in the valley fr... (more)
A short high priority train tops the hill at Wyaconda, Missouri.
A high priority train loaded with Amazon containers passes under a farm road bridge at 60 mph with a friendly toot from the engineer. At the time I didn't notice the train was carrying an olive b... (more)
An unusual and colorful trio of two H4 SD75Is sandwiching a C44-9W “fakebonnet” rumbles east at CP-VO on a beautiful warm summer morning after holding behind an outlawed freight on Track 2 This i... (more)
After receiving a replacement crew, this large grain train is pulling hard coming out of the siding at Gibb, Missouri.
Northbound at Lake Wanda
After dropping most of their train off for the Cloquet Terminal RR that will work the Sappi mill, the Grand Rapids local heads out of town with the remaining 3 cars for the mill in Grand Rapids.