A westbound BNSF coal train crosses the long fill west of Lyle, Washington, while negotiating scenic Columbia River Gorge on the afternoon of September 24, 2016.
BNSF 6142 has a loaded coal train headed west at Lyle, WA. The train is crossing the Lake Chamberlain causeway along the Columbia River and is about to enter tunnel 10, the first of a series of fo... (more)
Just outside of Helena, Montana, a westbound BNSF loaded coal train is tied down awaiting a new crew.
BNSF 6142 leads coal empties north on Main 2 through a less-photographed portion of the Joint Line just south of Castle Rock.
Well it has been a cake walk so far for the Jordan Spreader on the Bayard. Now it is time to dig in and plow thru a few decent snow drifts. Here the plow is working hard to push thru the drifts at... (more)
This Jordan is plowing at 20 mph trying to punch a hole in the Bayard Sub from Council Bluffs to Bayard. The drifts have been pretty easy so far on the way east out of Council Bluffs. Once past Ea... (more)
The Jordan Spreader keeps working east on the Bayard at sunset. This line has the Bayard Local stranded at Coon Rapids the last 4 days due to high winds in the last snow storm. This Jordan is plow... (more)
With the day wrapping up, BNSF's Jordan Spreader works east on the Bayard Sub near Manilla. BNSF Bayard Sub runs from Council Bluffs, IA, to Bayard, IA, in west central Iowa. This line is currentl... (more)
As it enters the second half of a century of service, 6142 waits for its next assignment. Originally CBQ 340, built 3/54.