Warbonnet & Thunderheads

While there is a train in these photos, I think those amazing clouds are really the subject here.  BNSF 4716, sporting the warbonnet livery, leads a mixed freight consist out of Wyoming towards Montana.  Taken at Sheridan WY a couple days ago, just before sunset.

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CB&Q Triple-Play

A trio of 4-8-4 “Northern” steam locomotives built in the shops of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad in Burlington, Iowa.  They were built around 1940 and were in service through the mid-1950’s.

CB&Q 5633 at the Douglas Railroad Interpretive Center, Douglas, WY


CB&Q 5614 at Patee Park in St Joseph, Missouri


CB&Q 5631 across the street from the old Burlington Route depot in Sheridan, Wyoming