BNSF 9243 & 9242 with westbound empties.
BNSF 9243 brings up the rear of a northbound coal empty as it makes its way through a picturesque scene in Palmer Lake, CO. A late-season snow storm dropped a bunch of fresh snow over the previou... (more)
A BNSF Ace as DPU departing the Pekin coal plant and heading South on the Illinois & Midland. Two other coal trains wait to depart in the holding tracks.
BNSF 9243 leads a sand train into Effingham Illinois.
The ex-Milwaukee drawbridge hosts an Eastbound run through coal train with a schnazzy SD70ACe leader.
Powder River coal loads roll through Michigan into the fall sunshine led by a BNSF SD70ACe and a smokey SD70MAC. Train is destined for Consumers Energy in Whiting Michigan.
Eastbound loads rolling through cut at former tunnel 2
Coal empties from Xcel Energy in Becker, MN cruise west behind a new member of BNSF's family.
An Antelope Valley Mine at Beluah, ND to Stanton Station, ND coal train has arrive at the generating station at Glen Herald, ND. This train is a shuttle train that runs daily between Beluah and Gl... (more)
A waycar brings up the rear of this 50 car coal train on the Zap Line. This shuttle train works between Beluah, ND and the generating station at Glen Herald, ND. Glen Herald is at MP 47 on the Zap... (more)
Five headend units grind through Sully Springs. Luckily they made the grade without helpers and without pulling a knuckle or drawbar.
All three variants of the SD60 operated on BNSF rails are lined up elephant style and doing what they love: taking an empty coal train back to the mines. The third locomotive is the famed "Great P... (more)
Lots of eastbound action on the Staples Sub this morning, here a Triclops leads coal through the S-curves at Lake Park.
Loaded coal slowly making its way east out of the Red River Valley with an Oakway SD60 splicing a pair of whiteface Triclops.