NS’s EB general freight is lead by an Ex-LMS lease unit. No. 8463 seen here passing the old Fleetwood Body works.
This EB general freight is approaching Tunnel 4.0. Power is BNSF Dash 9, NS Ghost Dash 9, and a painted out SP/UP SD45.
A pair of SD40-2 helpers are shoving hard on the rear of this eastbound general freight at Tunnel 4.0.
BNSF 5477 drifts downgrade at Bison. The train is heading for Montana’s rolling plains, leaving the trees, tunnels and snow sheds behind.
The rear helpers are viewed exiting the snow shed on this eastbound freight.
BNSF 7914 and two sisters rest in Whitefish yard. A rare site to see an all BN green lash-up in 2004.
An eastbound freight climbs the hill through Essex’s West End Interlocking with 7 units. What a group of paint schemes!
BNSF 7428 still in BN colors drifts downgrade at Bison Siding with an eastbound freight.
BNSF 7897 is taking the signal on the Great Falls Branch. Shelby is a junction with lines from four directions, E., W., N. & S.
BNSF 7897 works in Shelby yard with an excessive amount of power.
The skies are turning dark as BNSF 4671 takes the super-elevated S-curve eastbound into Browning.
BNSF 4671 with 3 sisters brings a heavy general freight up the hill through Essex’s West End Interlocking.
BNSF 5477 climbs the slope through Blacktail. Several massive snow sheds cover the grade through this area.
BNSF 5477 is eastbound with a general freight this morning. A pair of SD40-2 is pushing on the rear.
BNSF 4427 and sisters have this WB general freight well in hand climbing to Summit over Marias Pass.