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10/16/2017
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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NS 911 (NS #26A)
Title:  NS 911 (NS #26A)
Description:  The 911 unit leads Brunswick-bound #26A through Stockbridge, GA
Photo Date:  9/1/2017  Upload Date: 9/3/2017 7:13:35 PM
Location:  Stockbridge, GA
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 911(SD60E)
Views:  24   Comments: 2
BNSF 8111
Title:  BNSF 8111
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2017  Upload Date: 8/21/2017 7:01:48 PM
Location:  Cooks, WA
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8111(ES44C4)
Views:  27   Comments: 3
BNSF 7099
Title:  BNSF 7099
Description:  After spending 26 minutes inside this almost 8 mile tunnel, the lead unit finally emerges into the sunlight again.
Photo Date:  6/20/2017  Upload Date: 8/21/2017 6:56:31 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7099(ES44C4)
Views:  25   Comments: 1
Heading in
Title:  Heading in
Description:  An eastbound intermodal heads into the west portal of the Cascade Tunnel. It will take them 20+ minutes to reach the other end.
Photo Date:  6/20/2017  Upload Date: 8/21/2017 6:54:04 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8048(ES44C4) BNSF 9698(SD70MAC)
Views:  21   Comments: 0
BNSF 7085
Title:  BNSF 7085
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/20/2017  Upload Date: 8/21/2017 5:36:09 PM
Location:  Berne, WA
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7085(ES44C4)
Views:  31   Comments: 1
AMTK 179
Title:  AMTK 179
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/20/2017  Upload Date: 8/21/2017 5:34:48 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 179(P42DC) AMTK 93(P42DC)
Views:  25   Comments: 0
Light at the end of the tunnel
Title:  Light at the end of the tunnel
Description:  The only light visible in the 7.8 mile long Cascade Tunnel is an oncoming train. In this case, a five hours late Amtrak Empire Builder.
Photo Date:  6/20/2017  Upload Date: 8/21/2017 5:33:29 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 179(P42DC)
Views:  22   Comments: 0
BNSF 4107
Title:  BNSF 4107
Description:  An increasingly rare matched set of BNSF H2 GEs round the reverse S curve as they prepare to head into the Cascade Tunnel near Berne, WA.
Photo Date:  6/19/2017  Upload Date: 8/21/2017 5:32:47 PM
Location:  Berne, WA
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4107(C44-9W)
Views:  25   Comments: 1
BNSF 4481
Title:  BNSF 4481
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 8/20/2017 8:45:09 PM
Location:  Tobin, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4481(C44-9W)
Views:  15   Comments: 0
BNSF 8823
Title:  BNSF 8823
Description:  A loaded westbound grain train begins to tackle the grade of Mullan Pass west of Helena, MT. The MRL helpers can be seen halfway behind the lead units.
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 8/20/2017 8:44:05 PM
Location:  Tobin, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8823(SD70MAC)
Views:  21   Comments: 1
MRL 4308
Title:  MRL 4308
Description:  The MRL helper set is in notch 8 shoving this heavy BNSF oil train up the 2.2% grade of Mullan Pass.
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/7/2017 1:22:18 PM
Location:  Skyline, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 4308(SD70ACe)
Views:  31   Comments: 1
BNSF 8117
Title:  BNSF 8117
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/7/2017 1:20:33 PM
Location:  Skyline, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8117(ES44C4)
Views:  35   Comments: 1
Up the grade
Title:  Up the grade
Description:  The DPU on this uphill grain train is front and center while the mid-train MRL helpers are over 70+ feet above it (above the DPU coupler) The head end is another 50-60 above them and already out of sight.
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/7/2017 1:14:25 PM
Location:  Austin, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5929(ES44AC)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
MRL 4302
Title:  MRL 4302
Description:  A set of MRL helpers drift across the trestle at Skyline, MT enroute back to Helena to assist the next westbound up and over Mullan Pass.
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/5/2017 3:11:24 PM
Location:  Skyline, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 4302(SD70ACe) MRL 4314(SD70ACe) MRL 4306(SD70ACe) MRL 4305(SD70ACe)
Views:  96   Comments: 1
BNSF 4048
Title:  BNSF 4048
Description:  The rear DPU has finally crested Mullan Pass and is rolling across the Continental Divide at Blossburg, MT
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 9:17:56 PM
Location:  Blossburg, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4048(C44-9W)
Views:  59   Comments: 1
Continental Divide
Title:  Continental Divide
Description:  The MRL helper set is now in full dynamics as they hold back several thousand tons of grain as it crosses over the Continental Divide.
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 9:16:47 PM
Location:  Blossburg, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  46   Comments: 0
Push!
Title:  Push!
Description:  The mid-train four unit MRL helper set continues to push in notch-8 to get their half of the train over the crest. Within two minutes, they'll be in full dynamics to prevent a runaway on the other side.
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 9:11:34 PM
Location:  Blossburg, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 4302(SD70ACe)
Views:  62   Comments: 0
BNSF 4628
Title:  BNSF 4628
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 9:09:38 PM
Location:  Blossburg, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4628(C44-9W)
Views:  53   Comments: 1
MRL 4401
Title:  MRL 4401
Description:  Instead of cutting off at W. Muir in usual fashion, these manned MRL helpers continue to trek west to aid in dynamic braking. They will cut off at Bozeman, and head back east to Livingston.
Photo Date:  6/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 9:05:16 PM
Location:  West End, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 4401(SD70ACe)
Views:  61   Comments: 1
BNSF 4344
Title:  BNSF 4344
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 9:02:30 PM
Location:  West End, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4344(C44-9W)
Views:  55   Comments: 2
BNSF 5294
Title:  BNSF 5294
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 9:00:27 PM
Location:  West End, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5294(C44-9W)
Views:  52   Comments: 2
BNSF 5480
Title:  BNSF 5480
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 8:59:47 PM
Location:  West End, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5480(C44-9W)
Views:  56   Comments: 2
All stretched out
Title:  All stretched out
Description:  A seemingly unending stretch of autoracks cuts through the scenic landscape of central Montana on MRL's Bozeman Pass.
Photo Date:  6/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 8:58:59 PM
Location:  Bozeman Pass, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  63   Comments: 0
MRL 402
Title:  MRL 402
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 7:15:43 PM
Location:  Muir, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 402(GP35) MRL 403(GP35) MRL 290(SDP40-2XR) MRL 4405(SD70ACe)
Views:  93   Comments: 1
MRL 4401
Title:  MRL 4401
Description:  A three unit helper set has just detached from their train and is headed back to Livingston to await their next westbound.
Photo Date:  6/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 7:07:22 PM
Location:  Muir, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 4401(SD70ACe)
Views:  71   Comments: 1
BNSF 7621
Title:  BNSF 7621
Description:  A westbound BNSF manifest exits Bozeman Tunnel with a steady plume of exhaust pouring out of the tunnel portal.
Photo Date:  6/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 7:05:26 PM
Location:  Bozeman Pass, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7621(ES44DC)
Views:  65   Comments: 2
MRL 127
Title:  MRL 127
Description:  Despite being over 60 years old, these GP9 workhorses continue to soldier on in yard service for the MRL.
Photo Date:  6/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 6:47:15 PM
Location:  Livingston, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 127(GP9)
Views:  68   Comments: 1
MRL 4300
Title:  MRL 4300
Description:  A set of MRL SD70ACe helpers east back downgrade towards Helena, MT to await their next westbound assignement.
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 6:42:16 PM
Location:  Austin, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 4300(SD70ACe)
Views:  64   Comments: 1
BNSF 7617
Title:  BNSF 7617
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 6:40:08 PM
Location:  Austin, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7617(ES44DC)
Views:  52   Comments: 1
BNSF 4049
Title:  BNSF 4049
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 6:37:32 PM
Location:  Austin, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4049(C44-9W)
Views:  47   Comments: 1
BNSF 4628
Title:  BNSF 4628
Description:  Another BNSF "earthworm" grain train exits the shortened Mullan Tunnel at Blossburg, MT. The "Black Fog of Blossburg" is now a thing of the past with this modification.
Photo Date:  6/18/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 6:36:10 PM
Location:  Blossburg, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4628(C44-9W)
Views:  63   Comments: 2
BNSF 5677
Title:  BNSF 5677
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/4/2017 6:35:28 PM
Location:  Big Timber, MT
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5677(AC44CW)
Views:  83   Comments: 1
SOU 2399
Title:  SOU 2399
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/20/1986  Upload Date: 2/1/2017 2:04:06 PM
Location:  Macon, GA
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 2399(MP15DC) SOU 9844(RP-A4U) SOU 2401(MP15DC) SOU 9834(RP-A4U)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
NS 1071 (NS #210)
Title:  NS 1071 (NS #210)
Description:  A rare "Yankee" visitor lugs over 10,000' of intermodal upgrade at Ellenwood, GA south of Atlanta.
Photo Date:  2/26/2017  Upload Date: 2/26/2017 2:45:23 PM
Location:  Ellenwood, GA
Author:  Joe Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1071(SD70ACe)
Views:  55   Comments: 1
NW 611
Title:  NW 611
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1984  Upload Date: 2/7/2017 6:59:30 PM
Location:  Avondale, GA
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  94   Comments: 1
NW 611
Title:  NW 611
Description:  The J puffs past the Main Tower of Brosnan Yard in Macon, GA
Photo Date:  5/20/1984  Upload Date: 2/7/2017 6:59:12 PM
Location:  Macon, GA
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  70   Comments: 2
NW 611
Title:  NW 611
Description:  In a scene likely to never be repeated NW 611 enters the south end of Brosnan Yard after a long day of running from Jacksonville, FL
Photo Date:  5/20/1984  Upload Date: 2/7/2017 6:58:49 PM
Location:  Macon, GA
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  59   Comments: 0
NW 611
Title:  NW 611
Description:  The famed 4-8-4 basks in the afternoon sunlight at Macon's Brosnan Yard as she rests from running to Macon from Jacksonville, FL.
Photo Date:  5/20/1984  Upload Date: 2/7/2017 6:58:10 PM
Location:  Macon, GA
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  42   Comments: 0
Loading up!
Title:  Loading up!
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/1984  Upload Date: 2/7/2017 6:56:53 PM
Location:  Macon, GA
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  63   Comments: 1
SBD 7211
Title:  SBD 7211
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/10/1985  Upload Date: 2/7/2017 6:55:27 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SBD 7211(U30C)
Views:  52   Comments: 1
SBD 5134
Title:  SBD 5134
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/10/1985  Upload Date: 2/1/2017 8:44:10 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SBD 5134(BQ23-7)
Views:  88   Comments: 1
SBD 6620
Title:  SBD 6620
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/10/1985  Upload Date: 2/1/2017 8:40:57 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SBD 6620(GP40-2)
Views:  93   Comments: 1
SBD 7045
Title:  SBD 7045
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/10/1985  Upload Date: 2/1/2017 8:40:19 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SBD 7045(C30-7)
Views:  68   Comments: 1
CRR 4600
Title:  CRR 4600
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/17/1985  Upload Date: 2/1/2017 8:21:01 PM
Location:  Corbin, KY
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CRR 4600(GP16)
Views:  119   Comments: 1
SOU 3515
Title:  SOU 3515
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/14/1986  Upload Date: 2/1/2017 5:23:56 PM
Location:  Macon, GA
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3515(B30-7A)
Views:  77   Comments: 1
SOU 5196
Title:  SOU 5196
Description:  SOU 5186 slips into the siding at Jenkinsburg, GA. At this point, the line was still ABS control; CTC with newer signals was still a couple of years away.
Photo Date:  5/14/1986  Upload Date: 2/1/2017 5:18:38 PM
Location:  Jenkinsburg, GA
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 5196(GP38-2)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
SBD 4206
Title:  SBD 4206
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/10/1985  Upload Date: 2/1/2017 5:16:39 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SBD 4206(MP15AC)
Views:  69   Comments: 1
SOU 3916
Title:  SOU 3916
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/20/1986  Upload Date: 2/1/2017 2:24:58 PM
Location:  Macon, GA
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SOU 3916(U23B)
Views:  94   Comments: 1
SP 9027
Title:  SP 9027
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/20/1986  Upload Date: 2/1/2017 2:05:21 PM
Location:  Macon, GA
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SP 9027(SD45) SP 8509(SD40T-2) SP 7409(SD45R)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
SOU 7042
Title:  SOU 7042
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/13/1986  Upload Date: 2/1/2017 2:02:32 PM
Location:  Arkwright, GA
Author:  Brant Weems
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 7042(GP50)
Views:  92   Comments: 1


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