Photo Galleries: Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad

A BNSF intermodal train bound for Atlanta via the CSX, rolls on NS rails between Block Two and 24th Street to get access to CSX trackage. Here the train passes NS control point 2nd Ave.

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A BNSF intermodal train with a couple of "War Bonnets" destined for Atlanta, GA gets ready to leave the BNSF Thomas Yard in Birmingham, AL. It will travel on the CSX to get to Atlanta.

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A southbound BNSF/CSX intermodal train from Atlanta gets ready to leave the NS trackage at Block Two that it used to get from CSX back to its home rails on the BNSF Birmingham Sub.

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Some BNSF EMD local power rests between duties in Jasper, AL.

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Our last train of the day for July 2, 2011 was this northbound BNSF intermodal train, seen here about to cross the NS diamond at North Jasper.

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This LMS leasing unit helps work a cut of cars at BNSF's Thomas Yard in Birmingham, AL near the Finley area.

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Attendees of the Jan 26, 2008 Citizens for Rail Security meeting check out the turntable in BNSF's Thomas Yard in Birmingham.

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A close-up of the turntable in BNSF's Thomas Yard in Birmingham. Thanks for BNSF's Citizens for Rail Security meeting and special agent Bryan Schaffer for making this possible!

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A pair of BNSF coal trains idle in the small yard in Quinton. This yard is used to stage trains to be sent to the Alabama Power's Plant Miller steam plant in Palos, AL.

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Friends and fellow railfans Darrell Krueger, Mason Bernard and Frank Orona line up to shoot a south bound BNSF coal train at Quinton.

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Southbound BNSF coal train C-NAMPAM rolls in on track 2 in the small yard at Quinton, AL on the BNSF Birmingham Sub.

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Three units provide rear end power for southbound BNSF coal train C-NAMPAM as it heads in to Quinton, AL on the BNSF Birmingham Sub.

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The control tower in Thomas Yard on the BNSF in Birmingham, AL. Special thanks to Bryan Schaffer of the BNSF and Citizens for Rail Security for making this shot possible!

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The attendees of the CRS meeting check out the locomotive facility in the BNSF Thomas Yard in Birmingham, AL.

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Thanks to some quick ATCS spotting by Darrell Krueger and Mason Bernard, we were able to catch this southbound BNSF freight near Dora, AL at the mp 706.

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We found this interesting asphalt operation between Dora and Jasper, AL along the BNSF Birmingham Sub. Steam is used to warm the asphalt so it will flow from the tank cars.

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Another shot of the asphalt operation between Dora and Jasper, AL along the BNSF Birmingham Sub. The steam used to the warm the asphalt makes for a wild scene!

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The whole gang who attended the BNSF Citizens for Rail Security meeting! It was a great meeting and a big thank you goes out to Special Agent Bryan Schaffer and the BNSF for making it happen!

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The BNSF has a knack for keeping older equipment running longer than most other class I railroads. Here is a GP7u idling between duties in the BNSF yard in Birmingham, AL during the CRS meeting.

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A GE B40-8W and an EMD six-axle unit rest between duties in the locomotive facility in the BNSF Thomas Yard in Birmingham, AL. This was taken during the Jan 26, 2008 CRS meeting.

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A BNSF coal train waits in the small yard near Quinton, AL. These trains are destined for the Alabama Power Miller Steam Plant near Palos, AL.

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BNSF power, most likely performing a transfer run, waits on Norfolk Southern trackage near the 32nd Street interlocking in Birmingham, AL.

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Unfortunately, I was on the wrong side of the sun which caused this shot of a BNSF yard job to be badly backlit. They are shown working the south end of Thomas Yard in Birmingham.

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We caught this trio of BNSF units switching a cut of cars on the south end of Thomas Yard on the north side of Birmingham.

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After bringing in a south bound freight, two BNSF units and one Conrail take a breather before their next call to duty.

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