It’s a Gas, Gas, Gas!Santa Fe MK1200G 1201 is seen working on the Los Angeles Junction Railway in Commerce, California, on the day after Christmas, 1997. Morrison-Knudson built fou... (more)
BNSF 1200 was one of two MK1200G locomotives delivered to the ATSF in 1994. The MK1200G was the most successful Natural Gas burning locomotive with a service life of 20 years, of which all were s... (more)
A pair of new MK Rail Liquid Natural Gas Powered MK1200G switchers pause briefly in Salt Lake City during transit to the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway in Los Angeles. The ATSF 1201 was built... (more)
After Santa Fe's two leased LNG units were on the property for a couple of years they were sent south to partially owned switching road Los Angeles Junction Railway and relettered for BNSF where t... (more)
Santa Fe's pair of leased MK1200G Liquified Natural Gas units sat in front of the LA Hobart Yard "ramp" office waiting their next chore
A face only an MK designer could love ... BNSF 1201 is the former Santa Fe 1201 (constructed on the frame of C&O GP9 6149). Photographed on railroad property with permission and while wearing ... (more)
BNSF 1201 is the former Santa Fe 1201 (constructed on the frame of C&O GP9 6149) while BNSF 1203 is ex-Union Pacific 1299 (SBD GP9 2358 contributed the frame). Photographed on railroad propert... (more)
BNSF Railway 1201 and 1203 are liquified natural gas fueled MK1200G locomotives. Only four were built, and they are all in service on the Los Angeles Junction Railway in Vernon, California, near ... (more)
A lone Los Angeles Junction switcher crosses Malt Avenue on the way to beans. This unit, along with twin BNSF 1201, run solely on compressed natural gas.
An LAJ switch job proceeds to pull a cut of cars out of "A" Yard for delivery to a customer on Seville Avenue.
An LAJ switch job pulls west toward S. Boyle Avenue.
An afternoon LAJ switch job is working off of Malt Ave in Commerce CA, after pulling empties from the Dial Corp. and Hills Pet Foods.
One of the Santa Fe's two Morrison-Knudson built MK1200G natural gas switchers works the Los Angeles Junction's yard in Commerce, CA, on Boxing Day 1997.
Fireman side view of the long hood