The BNSF 8769 (DP engine) is headed eastbound around the wye into the north yard while a loaded coal train is coming from the Butte sub into the south yard. A few weeks ago the signal bridge (sou... (more)
A loaded tie train departs Alliance south yard as it heads for the Butte Sub.
On September 15, 2013, as an empty BNSF coal train passes through East Alliance, three coal loads wait their turn to head east. The middle coal load gets a flashing yellow and slowly proceeds east... (more)
As an empty BNSF coal train passes through East Alliance, three coal loads wait their turn to head east. Off in the distance, the headlights of another westbound are right behind, passing the DPU ... (more)
Used and new wheelsets are lined up outside Burlington Northern Santa Fe’s shop at Alliance, Nebraska, on June 21, 2003.
Coal MT's head to the south yard for classification
The BN Alliance terminal had been seriously upgraded by the time I took this photo in 88. This coal load is departing with 8 big GE's. The 5548,5123, 5330,5537, 5031,5038,5344 and 5102 are heading... (more)
View is looking north from the throat of the South Yard at BNSF’s Alliance, Nebraska terminal. Trains are staged in this yard to leave in 3 directions of the compass. Loads leave here to go east ... (more)
One of the few Southern System 35s with EMD trucks, this unit has had its high hood chopped. Out of sight is a single "torpedo tube" air tank. I don't think I have ever seen a single before. Th... (more)
A loaded Palos bound coal train arrives on Main 2 about to go under the 10th Street bridge in Alliance as another train follows behind in the distance.
First generation AC power from GE and EMD meet west of Alliance as the loaded GE powered coal waits for some MT's to head back to the PRB.
The rolling plans of Nebraska give a roller coaster effect to this empty coal train heading back to the Powder River Basin. A KCS unit is the trailing unit in this consist.
An empty coal train heads back to the powder River Basin. Here it has just met a loaded coal train on the roller coaster mainline not far outside of Alliance
Sittin' in the morniing sun, I'll be sittin' when the evening comes.......... This is tho other side of the recently posted derelicts who surprisingly still survive.
Unsure of how long they will see another setting sun as it appears these last 2 remaining units still proudly wearing their fallen flag name sit off in a siding by an abandoned grain elevator in A... (more)