Photographed on Kodachrome 25 slide film a few minutes after sunrise, BNSF 4716 (one of the last new red and silver painted warbonnets) exits Abo Canyon, approaching the CTC powered switches at Sc... (more)
On a cold gray day at Belen the "Kodachrome" SD45 is pulling up to the fuel rack. It was nice back then to be able to get close to the trains in the yard, unlike it is today.
In 2004 BNSF 3131 was still in full BN paint shuffling cars in the Belen yard.
Brand new C30-7 #8035 leads two SD45s on an early morning eastbound manfiest along Santa Fe's Transcon. The hogger gives us a friendly wave, while my dad captures the moment on Plus-X Pan. Image i... (more)
Morning of July 4th, and early morning clouds are giving way to blue skies as BNSF 7756 makes its way into Belen from the west.
BNSF 4307 leaves Belen, and heads east toward Abo Canyon.
The big GE is off to a smoky start, as the high ball has been given, to start out on on the westward run on the Gallup sub.
Entering the Belen yards the crew all ready to call it a day.
Another in the seemingly endless parade of stackers on the Transcon descends from the west under I-25 and the hilltop signal bridge to its scheduled stop in Belen, before proceeding on across the ... (more)
Cooling The Wheels. Two Superfleet sets stop on the bypass track refueling pads to get serviced and wait for new crews in Belen, NM. These are two sections of the guaranteed-priority eas... (more)
Crossing bridge two
On bridge one
BNSF #5227 in Heritage I paint leads a freight Westbound through Abo Canyon towards Albuquerque.