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  1. BNSF 9647 - SD70MAC - M.J. Scanlon

    BNSF 9647 - SD70MAC - M.J. Scanlon

    As I drove down Southern Avenue I spied the infamous "Barfbonnet" hiding out in the darkness of Forrest Yard. This engine is probably best left to nighttime movements.
  2. BNSF 5752 - ES44AC - M.J. Scanlon

    BNSF 5752 - ES44AC - M.J. Scanlon

    An empty coal train is led by a new ES44AC unit, BNSF 5752 with swoosh, parked on the NS Memphis District West Main at Tower 17. 25NOV05
  3. The Chief !

    The Chief !

    What can I say?
  4. BNSF 8721 (GP60)

    BNSF 8721 (GP60)

    This BNSF GP60 leads the empty northbound TripleCrown RoadRailer NS 264 with a Union Pacific SD70M 4519 trailing, on two track at Wilmore, Kentucky on a cold, cloudy November 16, 2005.
  5. UP 4271

    UP 4271

    This ATSF local switches in Cape Girardeau, MO. next to the Mississippi River.
  6. Santa Fe Nights

    Santa Fe Nights

    Former Santa Fe signal bridges still stand in Mendon, Missouri but soon will be replaced likely by 2006.
  7. Highball Train 4

    Highball Train 4

    The hind-end crew of a ballast train watches the departure of Amtrak Tr. 4 from Lamy, NM on December 23, 1984. The caboose is Ce-1 class 999217.
  8. High Green

    High Green

    Santa Fe's US&S style T-2 upper quadrant semaphores still protect parts of the original main line through New Mexico. As ABS signals, their default indication is clear...and unfortunately, clear also usually describes the original main over Glorieta and Raton Passes these days. All was...
  9. Alabama???


    Cascade Green and warbonnets probably aren't the first things that comes to mind when one mentions Alabama, but this Alabama scene was apparently commonplace in 1994. BN gained access to Birmingham, AL when it acquired the Frisco, and Santa Fe obtained haulage rights over the BN to Birmingham...
  10. Brand New B40-8W's

    Brand New B40-8W's

    Class, Class, Class. If this train coming at you can't get your blood flowing, nothing can! B40-8W, 507, 508, 509 and 510 on their first trip west from Chicago. The units have just past the old Santa Fe Speedway ("The Action Clay Track!") back on the left in the trees and racing down...
  11. BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    CSXT Yard Job Y117 with consecutively numbered SD40'S 6307 & 6308 still in ATSF ( Santa Fe ) paint delivers the BNSF Transfer to BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
  12. Larry's Truck & Electric

    Larry's Truck & Electric

    LTEX ( Former SP ) SD45T-2 6793, KCS GP38-2, GP40-3, another LTEX ( Former SP ) SD45T-2 9388 & NREX ( Former ATSF Santa Fe ) SD45 6418 are sitting at CSXT'S Boyles Terminal Service Center in Tarrant City, Al. awaiting their next assignment
  13. BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF ( Former ATSF Santa Fe ) GP7 1666, GP35 2545, & BNSF ( Former BN ) H-1 GP38-2B 2249 are sitting at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard awaiting their next assignment
  14. Santa Fe

    Santa Fe



    BNSF Warbonnet 768 awaits its next assignment at the BNSF 1st Street Loco Service Facility in Newton, Kansas. One of Santa Fe's first C44-9W's, it still retains most of it's 1997 livery.
  16. Santa Fe Steam Engine

    Santa Fe Steam Engine

    This engine rests quietly in front of the Santa Fe Train Depot In Purcell, Oklahoma. The Depot also houses the Garvin County Historical Musuem.
  17. Descending Horton Hill

    Descending Horton Hill

    A BNSF unit train rounds the curves of east Texas over Hwy 255.
  18. The View from the Cab

    The View from the Cab

    I am sitting in the cab of Santa Fe 3423, a 4-6-2 steamer, as a BNSF freight comes around the corner and past the steam engine.
  19. Not an entry; just for laughs

    Not an entry; just for laughs

    So the photo assignment topic is Crews, eh? Alright, here's the Santa Fe station sign at Crews, CO, south of Colorado Springs, where the double track joint line from Pueblo narrows to a single track to Palmer Lake. This is just for smerks; the photo is from 1989, which disqualifies it from the...
  20. A "Crummy" Sunrise

    A "Crummy" Sunrise

    ATSF Caboose #999812 awakens to another sunrise.

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