The UP/BN coal line was not always 100% coal trains. BN routed 2 piggyback trains on the line, #91/92 into the early 1990's. Congestion on the line eventually led to them being rerouted. One wonde... (more)
Southbound BN train Vancouver
A Wisconsin & Southern F45 on BN train #10 adds a bit of color to the green surroundings. The unit is ex BN 6642, built in 1971, and it would also find it's way onto the Montana Rail Link and NYS... (more)
A BN local is stopped for the signal at Gibbon eastbound. I don't recall what a BN local would have been doing on the UP main....could of been a detour or some trackage rights thing. If anyone has... (more)
It's a sea of green at BN's Northtown yard in Sep of 1983.
After making it's way to Los Angeles on the run through 698 train from Tulsa prototype and I believe only SD40-2 painted in the experimental "Tiger Stripe" scheme waits at Santa Fe's Hob... (more)
Eastbound train 664 approaching west siding switch North Dalles
Westbound grain train near Bingen
Burlington Northern SW1000 #435 waits to cross the diamond at Santa Fe Jct. as a Chicago & North Western freight clears with caboose 10942 and Business car 401 bringing up the rear end.
Burlington Northern EMD SD40-2 No.6707 at Denver's 23rd Street diesel shop.
Back When Permission to Visit Was RoutineIn Seattle, Washington, the Burlington Northern's main locomotive facility was Interbay, just north of downtown. In September 1991, BN SD40... (more)
Cascade Green and More Cascade Green
I assume this line up was due to the 1990-1991 recession. I took this amazing shot at Hobson Yard in Lincoln, NE on July 4, 1991. The leader, so to... (more)