Two Santa Fe Superfleet units lead a BNSF GP60M and a blue and yellow hood unit east into Abo Canyon with a Maersk stack train. The GP60M gives away the fact it is now BNSF, but for the moment we ... (more)
Starting in 1969, Santa Fe bought twenty GE U23C’s for service on unit sulfur trains in Texas, where their hefty pulling power could be put to good use. But by May, 1973, when the 7904 and three c... (more)
BNSF 6581 is shut down at the east end of the Belen Yard due to heavy snow in eastern New Mexico. Belen recorded over 8 inches of snow.
A BNSF freight of carload and vehicle traffic bends around the curve east of Belen, NM and approaches Abo Canyon with a nice variety of early merger color. At this time, none of the units had been... (more)
A westbound Q-train exits Abo Canyon with a nice mix of ATSF and BN color on the point. It's April 1998 and the BNSF heritage I scheme has already been replaced by Heritage II. However this train ... (more)
A few miles east of Belen, NM, we see BNSF #6598 leading a westbound double stack train through the vast openness that is central New Mexico.
4 FXE units are on the point of a southbound Belen to El Paso mixed freight at South Belen.
While a yard job switches cars in the background, the conductor on Ferromex 4080 waits for a green signal before giving the ok to back the power into the Belen yard.
BNSF 7819 west leads four other 4 units on a hot Z train at Kayser crossovers. BNSF 7927 east is waiting for two more west bounds to clear before continuing east due to track work being done at Ab... (more)
BNSF 7487 leads a very short 9 car stack train up the normally westbound track at Scholle passing a heavier eastbound manifest.
BNSF 7927 east brings a long double stack train into Belen NM yard after crossing the Gallup subdivision. The train will get fuel, a new crew and continue up Abo canyon eastward.
Ferromex units 4080 and 4666 prepare to back up into BNSF Belen yard to pick up there train to head north to Albuquerque on a beautiful morning in April.
Another colorful set of road power awaits assignment at BNSF's busy Belen yard.
BNSF 1714 along with a colorful set of power await assignment at Belen.
BNSF 1755 at Belen NM.