Empty coal swings off BNSF's Napier Sub on to the Creston Sub at Pacific Junction, IA.
Three in the snowA trio of BNSF EMD SD70ACes power a westbound coal train trough snowy Algoma, Idaho, on February 27, 2017.
A westbound BNSF coal train powered by three EMD SD70ACes crosses the frozen inlet of Trout Creek at Bridge 55 west of Trout Creek, Montana, on an icy February 26, 2017.
Four EMD SD70ACes, three up front and one as rear DPU, power a westbound BNSF coal train through a snowy Algoma, Idaho, on February 27, 2017.
EMD power is become a normal thing around the south west region of the former Santa Fe transcon. With coal train down, coal train locomotives have been sneaking their way into the LA pool route. O... (more)
Empty Palos coal train passes one of the old Frisco H-2 searchlights, which are facing their final days as PTC is steadily installed along the BNSF Birmingham subdivision.
As the sun shines bright BNSF 9290 leads BNSF 6264 westbound with a empty coal train towards Willard, Oh., and a crew change, as they get ready to head under Old St. Rd. S, and towards the signals... (more)
After a quick crew change, this empty continues its journey north towards Denver.
BNSF 9290 is one of five lite power units returning to Longmont, CO, after setting out 55 of 105 loaded coal cars at the Xcel Energy Power Plant in Boulder, CO. The units will return in a couple ... (more)
Early morning stacks
BNSF 9290 rounds the signal for Kentucky Street as it moves westbound for an approach to the Frisco Bridge. A BNSF "B" unit is fourth back in the consist.