Garbage train at Towal.
Built in April 1995 as ATSF 222 and later became BNSF 8222,. This SD75 Joined 5 of its fellow ATSF brothers in a purchase Norfolk Southern made in 2014, Today's present day NS 2803 leads NS56G loa... (more)
Drifting down Track 2 west of Belmont, Nebraska, is a westbound helper set heading back to Crawford after pushing another coal train up Crawford Hill on July 12, 2008. The locomotives are heading ... (more)
A BNSF coal train rounds the curve at Windy Point (a.k.a, Breezy Point) west of Belmont on Nebraska’s Crawford Hill on the afternoon of July 11, 2008. A helper set of three EMD SD75Ms shove on t... (more)
A BNSF coal train climbs through the big horseshoe curve below Belmont on Nebraska’s Crawford Hill on May 21, 2006. Three former Santa Fe EMD SD75Ms push on the SD70MAC DPU of the train as an em... (more)
An empty BNSF coal train passes through Perma, Montana, along the Flathead River on September 17, 2006. Powered by two BNSF EMD SD75Ms and a Burlington Northern SD60M, the train is eastbound on Mo... (more)
A loaded grain train out of Ida Grove, IA, blast thru the small town of Manchester in central Iowa. The train is on the Waterloo to Dubuque leg of the trip and is bound for unloaded at Reserve, LA... (more)
A westbound empty ethanol train bound for Marcus, IA, has just left Waterloo. Here the train passes thru Mona Jct where the Osage Sub begins off the Waterloo Sub. The extra power is for an Arthur ... (more)
For a while, some of BNSF’s SD75M fleet was in helper service on Crawford Hill in Nebraska. Here, a set of three, each in a different scheme, shoves hard on the DPU of an eastbound coal load cli... (more)
Slamming through Cameron, IL on the 4th of July is a westbound intermodal outfit with ATSF 250, 621, 687 and CR 5558.
Very new BNSF 8253 was waiting for it's next run east at Santa Fe's Hobart diesel facility with Santa Fe lettering on the nose and BNSF lettering on it's side.
A new SD75m awaits assignment, while some older brothers get some tender loving care. The SD75M was one of the last new locomotives delivered to the Santa Fe.
The always changing lineup of locomotives at the west end of NRE looks like this, for now.
Back in 2007 I made a week trip shooting all these old relics on the northern coal route. Here the loaded train bound for Superior for unloading rumbles east with a Glendive pusher on the rear end... (more)
NS 213 glides under the old Southern Railway-era signals in Lowell, NC. The leader is also of fallen flag heritage, built for the ATSF in June of 1995 as their 230.