Extremely wide photographs of trains

BNSF 6318 rounding the curve west of Fremont, Nebraska

While preparing for a new site design I had to come up with a new header image for my website. I went through my photos and found some awesome wide shots.


Old CNW sighting and BNSF scheme – Notes From Nebraska

From Grant, my Nebraska correspondent, back on May 30th of this year (yes, I’m a little behind): GRANT: One my way home from work Wednesday, I got to see another red/silver Santa Fe engine North of Fremont as well as a dark green, red and cream BNSF. I also got to see the Union Pacific […]


Video Tour: Northern Pacific Skally Line at Mile Post 7

I’ve really taken to my Flip video camera and started capturing location shots where I walk around an area filming video giving a short tour with annotations. This can be done in about 30 minutes and, if I am careful about my shots, it requires little editing. I’m getting better with steadying my hand and […]


Burlington Northern

Burlington Northern 2808, an EMD GP39M, near Vine and H Street in Fremont, Nebraska, August 1999

My favorite railroads would have to be Burlington Northern and the Denver and Rio Grande Western. I didn’t see too much BN activity growing up unless I was at my dad’s work where the tracks went by or on our way down to Lincoln, NE. I had a BN box car on my HO scale layout […]


Railroad Activity in Fremont, Nebraska

BNSF 2625 (Formerly ATSF 1425) is an EMD-GP35 built September 1965. It is shown here switching in Fremont, Nebraska, near vine street January 2, 2009.

I grew up in Fremont, Nebraska, which had a lot of railroad activity. The Union Pacific had two sets of track coming into town. One single track coming from Blair and Kennard which used to be operated by the Chicago and North Western, and a double track serving as the UP’s transcontinental route. We had […]