A westbound BNSF intermodal train rolls through Basta, the location where Union Pacific’s Anaheim Branch crossed the Santa Fe’s Third District, which these venerable cantilever signals protect... (more)
At last light, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway* freight makes its way along the BNSF’s St. Paul Sub as it heads to the Dayton Bluffs Yard. Of the four locomotives, there is but one safet... (more)
Having conquered the crossing of the Tehachapi Mountains, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway double-stack train descends into Mojave as it continues its journey south. The power for this trai... (more)
BNSF Railway 3GS21C-DE 1313 heads east at the Commerce Diesel Facility to pick up an intermodal well car in order to shove it back to Hobart Yard. Contrary to what is stated on the book BNSF R... (more)
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Dash 9-44CW 1006 leads its train as it exits Tunnel 10 and threads its way around the many curves at Marcel, just uphill (railroad east) from the Tehachapi Loop, on Ju... (more)
An eastbound BNSF Railway coal empties sits in the West Bottoms section of Kansas City as a westbound BNSF intermodal train comprised of RoadRailers, Q-KCKSAG1-06A, passes by. BNSF SD70MACs 9979 ... (more)
Heading south over the Tehachapi Mountains is an eastbound BNSF Railway train with a visiting Norfolk Southern Dash 9-40CW on the point. NS 9378 is leading BNSF SD40-2 6932, ATSF Dash 9-44CW 648,... (more)
An eastbound BNSF Railway intermodal train bisects the intersection of Rosecrans and Marquardt in Santa Fe Springs, California. This is a busy grade crossing, as in the short time I was there on ... (more)
BNSF 6925 East proceed over Canyon Diablo bridge in eastern Arizona with a manifest. Former ATSF GP39-2 2951 train behind road power dead and drain.
Working out 1175ft Tunnel 5, a BNSF manifest work hard up 2.3% grade on his way to the big classification yard at Barstow. A nice ''Fakebonnet'' lead four more conventional GE units.
Back when intermodal trains often consisted of trailers, rather than containers
Four GE head east with an another containers train over Canyon Diablo bridge...and yes, it's really a gondola cover, blow by the wind, at right.