While it is fairly common to see an Executive MAC running DPU duty on a coal train, finding two paired together is much more rare. These two are waiting for assignments in the BNSF engine servicin... (more)
It is great to see the SD70MAC Executive-Grinstein units making the rotations on the coal trains. Here we see three of them at the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver, Colorado.
The BNSF made a large power move of SD70MAC's, bringing 10 'dead' MAC's into the engine servicing facility. Included in the move were 9825, 8915, 8981, 9855, 9737, 9740,8868,9880,9864 and 9878.
This westbound coalie is dressed up as a paleface for Halloween. The train is entering Nebraska on the new Missouri River bridge, constructed between February, 2012 and December, 2013. The origina... (more)
A pair of venerable SD70MACs leading a westbound coal load wait their turn to depart Missoula and head west over the MRL.
They've gotten rid of the patch on the nose, but as long as its not painted like the trailing unit, that's fine with me.