A former BN executive SD70MAC and a Santa Fe Warbonnet lead V-BLUCLO west through Joliet.
A pair of EMD SD70MACs lead a loaded Powder River Basin coal train through the S-curve of Bragdon, seven miles north of Pueblo, after a relief had just boarded the train to take it to La Junta. Wi... (more)
ARR 4321 waits for passengers to disembark from the Coastal Classic before turning the train to get ready for the return trip in a few hours.
BNSF 8890 brings up the rear of a fresh load of Powder River Basin coal though the hills of Western Nebraska.
CSX and L&N have left little doubt to the milepost, as a coal train returns west from a barge transload for another load of Illinois sub-bituminous.
BNSF 9805 leads an eastbound coal train around one of the horseshoe curves located near Folsom, New Mexico. In the distance is the Capulin Volcano.
Veteran takes the lead. CSX 4758 (SD70MAC) was in command of Q158-03 on Sunday, August 4, 2019. As one of the few of its kind left on the roster, that made this a ‘must see’ train for the day. The... (more)
A SD70MAC, sporting the iconic BN executive paint scheme, leads a Sioux City, IA to Barstow, CA manifest through Flagstaff as it slowly grinds up the grade of the Arizona Divide.
The vast painted badlands of Wyoming have always amazed me. It wasn't until a few years ago that some good friends introduced me to this portion of the BNSF that runs thru some of the amazing rock... (more)
BNSF 9947 shoves a super long coal train through Brighton, Colorado. More and more of the 'Mega Coal' trains (two long trains connected together) have been running through the Colorado Front Rang... (more)
An Executive MAC, BNSF 9645, shoves on the rear of an eastbound coal train.
After the yard crew finishes assembling a train in the small yard in Golden, Colorado, the MAC's will take the train to Denver.
BNSF 9647 (SD70MAC) is well known for running with an experimental paint job, called the Creambonnet (also known as 'Vomit Bonnet"). Here it teams up with another MAC and an ACe to muscle a ... (more)
Executive MAC BNSF 9646 pulls into the old Berthoud Depot which sits at the base of the iconic grain silo which has become a landmark for the small town.