The green on these stored coal hoppers might be faded but the memory of the BN still runs strong in Duluth.
Burlington Northern EMD GP38 rests overnight at the Essex, Montana, yard just across from the Izaak Walton Inn on March 3, 1988.
A loaded BN taconite train makes it's around the curve at Bear Trap road on it's way South to Proctor on a bitter cold morning in February 1996
An old favorite photo spot for many, this one was taken July 12, 1978 when BN's Marias Pass still had signal bridges and crossovers. A F45, a GE U boat and a SD45 lead reefer Train 97 westward ... (more)
The BN local from Superior arrives in Ashland on a rainy fall day. Too bad the Ashland Ore Dockers class of 1980 decided to re-letter the bridge and the classic NP Monad at the start of their seni... (more)
Soon after the tunnel door opens, an eastbound BN freight roars toward the portal.
During the "rent-a-wreck" era on CSX, it seemed like anything was possible. On Oct. 21, 2000 former BN, now AGTX C30-7 No. 5513, leads westbound D720 out of Randolph Tunnel near Doe Gully, WV on ... (more)
Burlington Northern Santa Fe train No. 14 heads east through the snow at Bison, Montana, on February 28, 1997. Former Colorado and Southern SD40 No. 6339 leads the train into an oppressive wind, w... (more)
Three Burlington Northern EMD SD70MACs claw up Crawford Hill with a heavy coal train east of Crawford, Nebraska, on July 5, 1996.
Eastbound on the east side of Marias Pass.
A former DM&IR SD9 (145) leads two sister SD9s on a transfer at Dayton's Bluff.
A grain train with a nice set of SD40-2s waits for helpers at Livingston before heading up Bozeman Pass.
For amber waves of grain, for purple mountain majesties...America, America. A westbound vehicle train behind a pair of BN Dash-2s cuts through the wheat fields of northern Montana nearing the Roc... (more)
Power for a one of the Coal Strip trains sits on the ready track at Portage,WI. while the train is unloaded at the new Columbia facility.
Westbound Western Star.