BN 7111 leads a quartet of BN power on a manifest freight westbound at Dryden, WA. Spring run off is still in full force on the Wenatchee River, and in four months BN will be BNSF. the train is en... (more)
Five SD40-2's and a fuel tender work a coal load thru the Powder River Basin.
Three days after Christmas, the new Burlington Northern Santa Fe looks like the good old BN as a Q train led by two BN SD40-2s rides the table top landscape above clods of tilled soil and corn hus... (more)
Adam Farence Photo.
Burlington Northern in all is glory. The green machine, GP40M 3505 and SD40-2 7916 pull a pure green set of hoppers just north of the town of St. Regis, Montana.
BN 3102 leads a train thru Dayton's Bluff in the late evening light in October of 1991.
If you wanted to catch Burlington Northern's SD60M in 1992, the Montana part of the coal fields was the place to be. Very remote beautiful country.
As the BN started getting DP-AC power, they started messing around with DP-ing heavy units trains across their network. Late in 1995 they started testing stuff out on their taconite trains out of ... (more)
BN/Metra commuter trains relax at the Aurora coach yard awaiting commuter duties of the next work week. The Morrison Knudsen rebuilt E8s and E9s are approaching retirement age having lived a previ... (more)
Westbound grain departing Helena, MT, in this early BNSF view.
BN 7865 departs Lacrosse, WI with a hot piggyback train in October of 1986.
Burlington Northern train No. 103 has just passed through Milledgeville, Illinois, on the Aurora to Savanna “C&I” main line on April 6, 1991.
Back when BN America intermodal was popular in the mid 90's, a pair of SD40-s's was common power.
An eastbound loaded BN coal train heads into an S curve along Hwy 2, west of Alliance, NE in May of 1991.