I got to see two macs on point of power moves. Lucky days.
B yard is full of activity on a Thursday afternoon.
An Executive Mac shoves a taconite train east towards Chicago
Heading back to the mines in the Powder River Basin, a northbound BNSF coal empty passes through Glendo, Wyoming with a Grinstein SD70MAC and KCS pool unit bringing up the rear of the train.
BNSF 9636 along with a KCS belle bring up the rear of a westbound coal empty as it passes through the small town of Glendo, between Guernsey and Bridger Jct.
With spring flooding in North Dakota, the water in one of the lakes east of Sanborn, ND is almost up to the top of the causeway.
BNSF 9636 and 9463 have 130 loads of coal en route to Chicago's Rail-to-Water Transfer on the Calumet River. The coal will then move over the Great Lakes to Detroit Edison. The train weighs 18,5... (more)
The new Hilight coal loadout tower is in the process of being constructed. They have also laid the new loadout loop track and are rerouting the road. Once this loadout tower is up and running, I a... (more)
Three Big MAC's sit idle just east of Donkey Kong Junction.
A BNSF empty iron ore train led by SD70MAC #9636 slows for a yellow-restricting signal, while crossing the bridge at MP 12.5.