BNSF 1667 and another SD40-2 shove on a cut of cars on a frosty frozen fog morning at BNSF's Aberdeen yard.
BNSF 5876 is in charge of a stopped BSPX coal train that is being serviced before continuing the last leg of its trip to Big Stone City. The only other action this morning is BNSF 1667 easing off ... (more)
A group of BNSF new hires are congregated around BNSF 2285 and two other geeps that are laying over for the next local job.
Of the 7 Class 1 railroads operating in the United States, KCS power probably sees less snow than than the other 6 railroads' power. KCS 4055 is visiting ex-Milwaukee Road territory in northern So... (more)
It Comes with the Territory... Fresh powder and cold winds out of the north has made it necessary to get out the gas powered blower and a shovel to clear out the switch points while a BNSF ... (more)
BNSF 2763 is awaiting assignment on the team track in BNSF's Aberdeen Yard. 2763 started out life on the Southern Railway as high hood GP30 SOU 2592.
Fresh powder on the ground and strong winds out of the north don't seems to have any effect on BNSF 1993 taking care of switching duties on a sub-zero temperature December day.
Oops... A BNSF Big Stone Power empty coal train looks to have been sideswiped by some loaded grain cars from the Aberdeen Wheat Growers' Plant on the west end of town.
BNSF 1930 rests on the house track after being serviced. Note the pipe extending from the nose to the number board housing. I believe it is for PTC.
A collection of 2nd gen SD's rest at the former Milwaukee Road roundhouse in Aberdeen, SD on another cold January day. The brooms secured by grab irons on the nose are a constant reminded that har... (more)
BNSF 4031 leads a freight eastbound out of the yard at Aberdeen. The Virginian Heritage Unit, NS 1069, was inconveniently hidden behind the white tank at the service rack to the right.
Always happy to find colorful consists like this 17 years after the merger. This set of locomotives will be the power for the Sunday southbound local to Mitchell, SD.
A collection of 2nd generation EMD's await assignments out this former Milwaukee Road roundhouse.
After setting their train out in the yard, this pair of 40-2's make for the service rack.
Sometimes you find cool things that come full circle... BNSF 2051 started life in 10/1966 as Milwaukee Road GP40 #199. Through unrelated purchases by the BN and BNSF, this geep is once agai... (more)