A former BN GP30 rebuild switches the west end of Eola yard.
BNSF 2897 was originally built in 1964 as a GP35 for the Southern Pacific. When acquired by the Burlington Northern it was rebuilt as a GP39M. Not only does it retain its original Cascade Green... (more)
The last BN train over Cornelius Pass is shown at Lake Labish near Salem. Sparks from a locomotive on this train started a fire that destroyed a large timber trestle on the former United Railways ... (more)
A former CBQ GP30 rebuild switches the TEMCO silo with a SD60M. The bulk carrier Stella Ellena from Singapore loads in the background and is bound for Taiwan.
BNSF 2897 (GP39M) gets ready to take a string of oil cans from Denver to Commerce City on the Brush Sub.
A pair of Old School engines cross the South Platte River in Denver.
BNSF 2897 was built in 1964 as a GP35 for the Southern Pacific and was later rebuilt as a GP39M for the Burlington Northern.... (more)
While roaming around Kansas City, I stumbled upon this crazy-colorful consist on this Knoche-Argentine transfer. Here, it's pulling through the Gooseneck, alongside a southbound coal train out of... (more)
BN 2976 is heading into La Crosse, WI in October of of 1991. This view of the Mississippi River valley is from the Grandad's Bluff overlook.
Late on a summer morning, BN's Albany to Pasco manifest crosses the magnificent timber trestle near Helvetia. This bridge is part of the the former United Railways line over Cornelius Pass. Lead u... (more)
It has been a year since BNSF was formed, but change has yet to come to the former Oregon Electric. On a hot summer day, BNSF's Albany to Eugene road freight rolls down 4th Street in Harrisburg.
Burlington Northern’s Helena turn crosses Bridge 182.7 in Wolf Creek Canyon west of Wolf Creek, Montana, on August 25, 1993. The train is powered by EMD GP39M No. 2885 and EMD SD40 No. 6304, and i... (more)
The Hudson Turn comes out of Denver as it prepares to meet several loaded coal trains ahead on the Brush Sub.
BNSF 2809, originally built in 1962 for the Union Pacific as a GP30 and then rebuilt as GP39M for the Burlington Northern, pulls a freight out of the Denver Yard.
BNSF's twice a week northbound Pikes Peak Local was descending into Larkspur.