Bruce E. Kelly, Contributing Editor

Bruce E. Kelly, Contributing Editor

Railway Age Contributing Editor, Bruce Kelly, has produced photography and writing for rail publications since 1982. He was associate editor of Railfan & Railroad magazine 1988-1996. Since 1997, he has worked in the digital prepress department of a commercial printing company in northern Idaho.

Tuesday, 08 July 2014 09:49

Rebuilding an empire

BNSF is expanding its Northern Corridor to meet increasing demand.

Friday, 16 May 2014 10:02

Cold Train plans terminal expansion

While BNSF expands capacity along its Northern Corridor, many of its customers are expanding their own facilities to accommodate more of the business that corridor carries. The Port of Quincy in central Washington serves a bustling agriculture region that ships an ever-increasing amount of its products by rail. Key to Quincy's success is the intermodal terminal where Cold Train Express containers are loaded for pick-up by BNSF high-priority intermodal trains.

Thursday, 08 May 2014 08:34

BNSF's best days are just ahead

If recent reports published by Railway Age and others regarding BNSF's clogged network have managed to discourage any shipper or industry-related investor, I have news that might brighten their outlook.

Historically high levels of traffic, plus numerous track and capacity improvement projects that are currently under way, are both putting the squeeze on BNSF's northern corridor, with intermodal a potential casualty.

Friday, 06 December 2013 12:38

Northwest short line serves new grain loop

Just in time for the 2013 wheat harvest, a new grain train loop facility opened for business in September at McCoy, Wash.

Tuesday, 12 March 2013 14:02

Oil a Canadian nightmare? Not for CP

One of the perks of living in the Idaho panhandle, snuggled between Washington and Montana, is the ability to eavesdrop on our Canadian neighbors just to the north. During a recent drive to work, I was paying close attention to the CBC radio Eyeopener show, which is broadcast out of Calgary, Alberta.

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